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tandem

adverb, noun

Definition: (adv.) one behind another; (n.) 1. a close relationship between two or more people or things that depends on cooperation; 2. a bicycle with two seats and two sets of pedals, arranged one behind the other

Synonyms: (adv.) closely, at the same time, in cooperation, together

Antonyms: (adv.) individually, separately

Tips: The phrase "in tandem" is often used to describe a close relationship between two or more people or things. It is also used to describe two or more things happening together or at the same time.

Usage Examples:

Some of the team members think that we need to complete the New York project before we begin the LA project, but I think we can proceed with both projects in tandem. (together, at the same time, parallel) adverb

My doctor wanted to run several blood tests in tandem. (together, at the same time, parallel) adverb

The project manager wants our two teams to work in tandem on this project. (in cooperation, together) adverb

My friend and I rented a tandem and rode it along the boardwalk at the beach. (two-seated bicycle) noun


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