tandem

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
tandem

Plural
tandems

  1. (countable) A tandem is a bicycle with seats and pedals for two people. but only the person in front able to steer. (Also a called "a tandem bike").
  2. (uncountable) If two things happen or if you do two thing (in) tandem, they happen at the same time, together.
    Both partners feel they are working in tandem to build it.
    The online and live exhibits launched in tandem.
    Since 1950 inflation and unemployment rates have generally moved in tandem.
    We started riding tandem to spend more time together.
  3. (before a noun) A tandem vehicle or activity is one in which two people cooperate to drive or do it.
    When I was training, I went on a lot of tandum flights.