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identical

adjective [not gradable]  /ɑɪˈden·tɪ·kəl/ us  
exactly the same, or very similar: The test is identical to the one you took last year.
identically
adverb [not gradable]  /ɑɪˈdent·ɪk·li/ us  
The two sisters dressed identically.
Translations of “identical”
in Korean 같은, 동일한…
in Arabic مُطابِق…
in French identique, exactement le/la même…
in Turkish tıpatıp aynı, benzer, tıpkı…
in Italian identico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完全相同的, 極為相似的…
in Russian одинаковый, такой же самый…
in Polish identyczny…
in Spanish idéntico…
in Portuguese idêntico…
in German identisch, genau gleich…
in Catalan idèntic…
in Japanese 全く同じの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 完全相同的, 极为相似的…
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