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corresponding

adjective uk   /ˌkɒr.ɪˈspɒn.dɪŋ/ us    /ˌkɔːr.ɪˈspɑːn-/
C2 similar to, connected with, or caused by something else: Company losses were 50 percent worse than in the corresponding period last year. As the course becomes more difficult, there's usually a corresponding drop in attendance.
correspondingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Life in the city is more expensive, but salaries are correspondingly higher.
Translations of “corresponding”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相似的, 相應的, 對等的…
in Russian соответствующий…
in Turkish benzer veya ilişkili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相似的, 相应的, 对等的…
in Polish odpowiadający (sobie), analogiczny, powiązany…
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