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same

adjective [not gradable]  /seɪm/ us  

same adjective [not gradable] (EXACTLY LIKE)

exactly like another or each other: My sister and I have the same color hair. Our grades were exactly the same. They are all the same, these "in-town" events.

same adjective [not gradable] (NOT ANOTHER)

this one; not another, different one: She keeps saying the same thing over and over. Production is down by 80% from the same period last year. She started studying languages and became interested in travel at the same time.

same

pronoun  /seɪm/ us  

same pronoun (EXACTLY ALIKE)

exactly alike, or not changed: Life was never the same again once the children started school. It took longer to lose weight the second time, even though my diet was exactly the same.
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