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resemble

verb [T]  us   /rɪˈzem·bəl/
to be similar to someone or something: Several of the women resemble one another closely enough to be sisters.
resemblance
noun [C/U]  us   /rɪˈzem·bləns/
[C] There is a clear resemblance between the two breeds of dogs.
Translations of “resemble”
in Arabic يُشْبِه…
in Korean 닮다…
in Malaysian kelihatan seperti…
in French ressembler à…
in Turkish benzemek…
in Italian assomigliare a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 像, 看起來像, 與…相似…
in Russian походить, иметь сходство…
in Polish przypominać, być podobnym do…
in Vietnamese giống với…
in Spanish parecerse (a)…
in Portuguese parecer-se com…
in Thai คล้าย…
in German ähnlich sein…
in Catalan assemblar-se a…
in Japanese ~に似ている, ~似である…
in Indonesian mirip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 像, 看起来像, 与…相似…
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