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BothBoth means 'this one and that one', 'these two together', 'at the same time' (it always precedes two elements):
Both my parents are from Algeria. My mother is from Algeria and so is my father.
Delavigne Corp sells both perfumes and beauty products. Delavigne Corp sells perfumes and also beauty products.
Both can also be used as a pronoun:
Both of them work in the marketing department. Those two people work in the marketing department.
I saw two surfboards in the shop and I bought them both. I saw two surfboards in the shop and I bought the two of them.
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