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1. an old-time dance in duple time
2. a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of such a dance



a ballroom dance that originated in the USA in the early 20th century. The two-step became popular in Europe in the 1920’s. It is in 2/4 time. The main movements are two fast steps on the first beat of the measure and one slow step on the second.

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He said that amending EU treaties to create a resolution mechanism would take time, and therefore a two step approach with a resolution mechanism based on a network of national authorities should be initiated.
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