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similar

adjective    /ˈsɪm·ə·lər/
looking or being almost the same, although not exactly: They both went to Ivy League schools and have similar backgrounds. He used similar tactics to win the last election. similarly    /ˈsɪm·ə·lər·li/ adverb The disease affects both sexes similarly.
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