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alikeadjective [after verb]

uk   us   /əˈlaɪk/
B1 similar to each other: The children all look very alike.
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alikeadverb

uk   us   /əˈlaɪk/
B2 in a similar way: The twins even dress alike. My father treated us all alike.B2 used after referring to two groups of people or things to show that both groups are included: Friends and family alike were devastated by the news of her death.
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Translations of “alike”
in Arabic مُتَشابِه…
in Korean 비슷한…
in Malaysian serupa…
in French semblable…
in Turkish benzer, tıpkısı…
in Italian simile, allo stesso modo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相似的,類似的, 相像的…
in Russian похожий…
in Polish podobny…
in Vietnamese giống nhau…
in Spanish parecido…
in Portuguese parecido…
in Thai เหมือนกัน…
in German gleich…
in Catalan semblant…
in Japanese 同じように, 同様に…
in Indonesian mirip, serupa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相似的,类似的, 相像的…
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