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Meaning of “equate” in the English Dictionary

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equateverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /ɪˈkweɪt/
to ​consider as the same, or to ​connect in ​yourmind: People sometimes equate ​money with ​happiness.
(Definition of equate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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equateverb [ T]

uk   us   /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 ​pricetag.
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(Definition of equate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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