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"mirror image" in British English

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mirror imagenoun [C]

uk   us  
something that ​looksexactly the same as another thing but with ​itsleft and ​rightsides in ​oppositepositions: His ​home is two ​terracedhousesknocked together, each the ​mirrorimage of the other. a ​person or ​object that is very ​similar to another: The ​currenteconomicsituation is a ​mirrorimage of the ​situation just a few ​years ago.
(Definition of mirror image from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mirror imagenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɪr·ər ˈɪm·ɪdʒ/
either of two things that ​lookexactly the same except that the ​left and ​rightsides have ​changedpositions
(Definition of mirror image from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mirror image”
in Chinese (Simplified) 镜像,映像, 翻版,相似的人(或物)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鏡像,映射, 翻版,相似的人(或物)…
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