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English definition of “equate”

equate

verb [ T]     /ɪˈkweɪt/
to consider that one thing is the same as or similar to something else : be equated with sth Fast cars are often equated with power and sex appeal .equate sth with sth Most customers equate the value of a product solely with its price tag .
(Definition of equate verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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