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simultaneousadjective

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

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B2 Two children answered 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 English translation.
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.
(Definition of simultaneous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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