similarity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “similarity” in the English Dictionary

"similarity" in British English

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similaritynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌsɪm.ɪˈlær.ɪ.ti/  us   /-əˈler.ə.t̬i/
B2 the ​fact that ​people or things ​look or are the same: I can ​see the similarity between you and ​yourmother. The ​bookbears several ​striking similarities to last year's ​bestseller.
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(Definition of similarity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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similaritynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌsɪm·əˈlær·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​state of being ​almost the same, or a ​particular way in which something is ​almost the same: [C] Even though there are many similarities between men and women, there still ​remain many ​differences.
(Definition of similarity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “similarity”
in Arabic تَشابُه…
in Korean 유사성…
in Portuguese semelhança…
in Catalan semblança…
in Japanese 類似(点)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 类似, 相似…
in Turkish benzerlik…
in Russian сходство, подобие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 類似, 相似…
in Italian somiglianza…
in Polish podobieństwo…
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