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parallel

adjective [not gradable] (POSITION)   /ˈpær·əˌlel, -ləl/
geometry (of two or more straight lines) being the same distance apart along all their length: The wood was marked with parallel dark bands. parallel    /ˈpær·əˌlel, -ləl/ adverb [not gradable] Maple Street runs parallel to State Street. parallel    /ˈpær·əˌlel, -ləl/ verb [T] The highway parallels the river for about 20 miles.
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