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English definition of “similar”

similar

adjective uk   /ˈsɪm.ɪ.lər/ us    /-ə.lɚ/
B1 looking or being almost, but not exactly, the same: My father and I have similar views on politics. I bought some new shoes which are very similar to a pair I had before. Paul is very similar in appearance to his brother.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
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