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› something that is the same amount, price, size, etc. as something else or has the same purpose as something else: The FSA has spoken to its New York equivalent, the SEC, regarding the takeover. The price of a barrel of crude oil in the early 1980s went as high as $40 (the equivalent of $80 today). equivalence /ɪˈkwɪvələns/ noun [U] formal › The plan requires national systems to achieve equivalence to World Bank standards.