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English definition of “equivalent”

equivalent

adjective     /ɪˈkwɪv.əl.ənt/
C1 having the same amount , value , purpose , qualities , etc.: She's doing the equivalent job in the new company but for more money . Is $50 equivalent to about £30?Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
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