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English definition of “equally”

equally

adverb uk   /ˈiː.kwə.li/ us  
B2 fairly and in the same way: In an ideal world, would everyone get treated equally?Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities C1 in equal amounts: The inheritance money was shared equally among the three sisters.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities C1 to the same degree: You looked equally nice in both dresses.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities used for adding an idea that is as important as what you have just said: Not all businesses are legitimate. Equally, not all customers are honest either.Being important and having importance
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