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English definition of “equal”

equal

adjective [after verb] (ABLE)    /ˈiː.kwəl/ formal
skilled or brave enough for a difficult duty or piece of work: It's a challenging job but I'm sure you'll prove equal to it. Is he equal to the task?Skilled, talented and able
(Definition of equal adjective (ABLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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