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equate to sth

phrasal verb with equate uk   /ɪˈkweɪt/ us   /ɪˈkweɪt/ verb [T]
to be the same in amount, number, or size: The price of such goods in those days equates to about $50 at current prices.
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equate to sth

phrasal verb with equate uk   /ɪˈkweɪt/ us   verb [ T]
to be equal to a particular price, number, or amount: The £800m drop in profits equated to a 3% loss of market share for the group.
(Definition of equate to sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “equate to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相当于, 等于…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相當於, 等於…
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