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equal

adjective
 
 
/ˈiːkwəl/
B1 the same in amount, number, or size: The sides are of equal length. One metre is equal to 39.37 inches.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
equal opportunities/rights, etc B2 opportunities/rights, etc that are the same for everyone without anyone having an unfair advantage →  Opposite unequal Human rights
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