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alike

adjective  /əˈlɑɪk/ us  

alike adjective (SIMILAR)

similar; like each other: You and your father don’t look very much alike.

alike

adverb [only after n, not gradable]  /əˈlɑɪk/ us  

alike adverb [only after n, not gradable] (EQUALLY)

equally; both: She received hundreds of letters of support from friends and strangers alike.
Translations of “alike”
in Korean 비슷한…
in Arabic مُتَشابِه…
in French semblable…
in Turkish benzer, tıpkısı…
in Italian simile, allo stesso modo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相似的,類似的, 相像的…
in Russian похожий…
in Polish podobny…
in Spanish parecido…
in Portuguese parecido…
in German gleich…
in Catalan semblant…
in Japanese 同じように, 同様に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相似的,类似的, 相像的…
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