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English definition of “corresponding”


adjective     /ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒn.dɪŋ/ US  /ˌkɔːr.ɪˈspɑːn-/
C2 similar to, connected with, or caused by something else : Company losses were 50 percent worse than in the corresponding period last year . As the course becomes more difficult , there's usually a corresponding drop in attendance .Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities correspondingly     /-li/ adverb Life in the city is more expensive , but salaries are correspondingly higher .Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
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