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English definition of “match”

match

verb [I or T] (LOOK SIMILAR)    /mætʃ/
B1 If two colours, designs, or objects match, they are similar or look attractive together: Do you think these two colours match? Does this shirt match these trousers? a sofa with curtains to matchMatching and co-ordinatingBeing or appearing similar or the same
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