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mirror image

noun [C] uk   us  
something that looks exactly the same as another thing but with its left and right sides in opposite positions: His home is two terraced houses knocked together, each the mirror image of the other. a person or object that is very similar to another: The current economic situation is a mirror image of the situation just a few years ago.
Translations of “mirror image”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鏡像,映射, 翻版,相似的人(或物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镜像,映像, 翻版,相似的人(或物)…
(Definition of mirror image from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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