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English definition of “equalize”

equalize

verb (UK usually equalise)     /ˈiː.kwə.laɪz/
[T] to make things or people equal : They are putting pressure on the government to equalize state pension ages between men and women.Being or appearing similar or the same [I] UK to get the point in a game or competition that makes your score the same as that of the other team or player : Spain managed to equalize in the last minute of the game .Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated equalization (UK usually equalisation)     /ˌiː.kwə.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U]
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