Will this adapter allow me to connect a Thunderbolt display to my MacBook (12")?

Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

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    No. The MacBook with Retina display is not equipped with a thunderbolt port. (it's only USB-C with support for Displayport and HDMI alternate modes)
    The Thunderbolt display can in no way (not even with an adapter) be connected to the MacBook 12"
    (Note: this is for early 2015 and early 2016 models of the MacBook Retina 12", future versions of this notebook could include other connectivity options.)

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  • No. 2015/2016 MacBook has no Thunderbolt controller. The Thunderbolt Display requires a Thunderbolt controller in the computer.

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  • No. The 12" MacBook does not support Thunderbolt at all. Source: apple support document HT207266 "About the compatibility of the Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter".

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