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noun [C] (SIMILARITY)   /ˈpær·əˌlel, -ləl/
something very similar to something else, or a similarity between two things: There’s an incredible parallel between the talking blues of 50 years ago and today’s rap music. The black experience in America has been without parallel in the experience of other peoples. parallel    /ˈpær·əˌlel, -ləl/ verb [T] Her account of the incident closely parallels what others have reported.
(Definition of parallel noun (SIMILARITY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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