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equivalent

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/ɪˈkwɪvələnt/
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
Translations of “equivalent”
in Korean 상당하는 것…
in Arabic مُعادِل لـِ…
in Portuguese equivalente…
in Catalan equivalent…
in Japanese 同等のもの…
in Italian equivalente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 等值的, 相等的, 等同的…
in Russian эквивалент…
in Turkish karşılık, eşdeğer, eşitlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等值的, 相等的, 等同的…
in Polish równowartość, równoważnik, odpowiednik…
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