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equivalent

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪˈkwɪvələnt/
something that has the same value, importance, size, or meaning as something else: She won the equivalent of $5 million.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
Translations of “equivalent”
in Korean 상당하는 것…
in Arabic مُعادِل لـِ…
in Portuguese equivalente…
in Catalan equivalent…
in Japanese 同等のもの…
in Italian equivalente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 等值的, 相等的, 等同的…
in Russian эквивалент…
in Turkish karşılık, eşdeğer, eşitlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等值的, 相等的, 等同的…
in Polish równowartość, równoważnik, odpowiednik…
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