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simultaneousadjective

uk   /ˌsɪm.əlˈteɪ.ni.əs/  us   /ˌsaɪ.məlˈteɪ.ni.əs/
C1 happening or being done at ​exactly the same ​time: There were several simultaneous ​explosions in different ​cities.

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simultaneously
adverb uk   /ˌsɪm.əlˈteɪ.ni.əs.li/  us   /ˌsaɪ.məlˈteɪ.ni.əs.li/

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B2 Two ​childrenanswered the teacher's ​question simultaneously.
simultaneousness
noun [U] uk   /ˌsɪm.əlˈteɪ.ni.əs.nəs/  us   /ˌsaɪ.məlˈteɪ.ni.əs.nəs/ (also simultaneity, uk   /-təˈneɪ.ə.ti/  us   /-təˈniː.ə.t̬i/ )
(Definition of simultaneous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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simultaneousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌsɑɪ·məlˈteɪ·ni·əs, ˌsɪm·əl-/
happening or ​existing at ​exactly the same ​time: The ​report will be ​broadcast in Russian with simultaneous ​Englishtranslation.
simultaneously
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˌsɑɪ·məlˈteɪ·ni·əs·li, ˌsɪm·əl-/
To ​drive a ​car, you’ve got to ​learn to do several things simultaneously.
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Translations of “simultaneous”
in Korean 동시에…
in Arabic مُتزامِن, فَوري…
in Malaysian serentak…
in French simultané…
in Russian одновременный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同時的…
in Italian simultaneo…
in Turkish aynı anda olan, eş zamanlı…
in Polish jednoczesny, równoczesny…
in Spanish simultáneo…
in Vietnamese đồng thời…
in Portuguese simultâneo…
in Thai ที่พร้อมกัน…
in German gleichzeitig…
in Catalan simultani…
in Japanese 同時に起こる, 同時に存在する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同时的…
in Indonesian serempak, simultan…
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