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English definition of “identical”


adjective     /aɪˈden.tɪ.kəl/ US  /-t̬ə-/
B2 exactly the same, or very similar : I've got three identical blue suits . The two rooms were virtually identical. The interests of both parties may not be identical, but they do overlap considerably . The tests are identical to those carried out last year .Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities Grammar:Same, similar, identicalSame means that two or more things are exactly like one another. We can use same as an adjective before a noun or as a pronoun. When we use same to compare people or things, we must use it with the: identically     /-kəl.i/ adverb The two sisters were always dressed identically (= in the same clothes ).Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
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