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corresponding

adjective [not gradable]  /ˌkɔr·əˈspɑn·dɪŋ, ˌkɑr-/ us  
similar or the same in some way: Income was up compared to the corresponding (= similar) period last year.
correspondingly
adverb /ˌkɔr·əˈspɑn·dɪŋ·li, ˌkɑr-/
This jewelry is very beautiful and correspondingly expensive.
Translations of “corresponding”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相似的, 相應的, 對等的…
in Russian соответствующий…
in Turkish benzer veya ilişkili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相似的, 相应的, 对等的…
in Polish odpowiadający (sobie), analogiczny, powiązany…
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