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simile

noun [C/U]  /ˈsɪm·ə·li/ us  
English an expression including the words "like" or "as" to compare one thing with another: [U] She was good at capturing a passing figure with an apt simile or comparison.
Translations of “simile”
in Spanish símil…
in French comparaison…
in German der Vergleich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 明喻(的運用)…
in Russian сравнение (в стилистике)…
in Turkish teşbih, benzetme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明喻(的运用)…
in Polish porównanie…
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