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resemblancenoun [C or U]

uk   /rɪˈzem.bləns/  us   /rɪˈzem.bləns/
C2 the ​fact that two ​people or things ​look like each other or are ​similar in some other way: There was a ​clear family resemblance between all the ​brothers. These ​prices bear no resemblance to (= are ​completely different from) the ​ones I ​sawprinted in the ​newspaper.

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Translations of “resemblance”
in Arabic تَشابُه…
in Korean 닮음…
in Portuguese semelhança…
in Catalan semblança…
in Japanese 似ていること, 類似…
in Chinese (Simplified) 像, 看起来像, 与…相似…
in Turkish benzeyiş, benzerlik…
in Russian сходство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 像, 看起來像, 與…相似…
in Italian somiglianza…
in Polish podobieństwo…
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