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resembleverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈzem.bl̩/
C1 to ​look like or be like someone or something: You resemble ​yourmother very ​closely. After the ​earthquake, the ​city resembled a ​battlefield.

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(Definition of resemble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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resembleverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈzem·bəl/
to be ​similar to someone or something: Several of the women resemble one another ​closely enough to be ​sisters.
resemblance
noun [C/U]  us   /rɪˈzem·bləns/
[C] There is a ​clear resemblance between the two ​breeds of ​dogs.
(Definition of resemble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “resemble”
in Korean 닮다…
in Arabic يُشْبِه…
in Malaysian kelihatan seperti…
in French ressembler à…
in Russian походить, иметь сходство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 像, 看起來像, 與…相似…
in Italian assomigliare a…
in Turkish benzemek…
in Polish przypominać, być podobnym do…
in Spanish parecerse (a)…
in Vietnamese giống với…
in Portuguese parecer-se com…
in Thai คล้าย…
in German ähnlich sein…
in Catalan assemblar-se a…
in Japanese ~に似ている, ~似である…
in Chinese (Simplified) 像, 看起来像, 与…相似…
in Indonesian mirip…
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