Focus on the pronunciation of parallel
English definition of “parallel”
/ˈpær·əˌlel/, /-ləl/ n [C] (SIMILARITY)
› 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/ v [T] › Her account of the incident closely parallels what others have reported.