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equate to sth

phrasal verb with equate uk   us   /ɪˈkweɪt/ verb [T]
to be the same in amount, number, or size: The price of such goods in those days equates to about $50 at current prices.
Translations of “equate to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相當於, 等於…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相当于, 等于…
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