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simultaneousadjective

uk   /ˌsɪm.əlˈteɪ.ni.əs/  us   /ˌsaɪ.məl-/
C1 happening or being done at exactly the same time: There were several simultaneous explosions in different cities.
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simultaneously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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B2 Two children answered the teacher's question simultaneously.
simultaneousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (also simultaneity, uk   /-təˈneɪ.ə.ti/  us   /-təˈniː.ə.t̬i/ )
Translations of “simultaneous”
in Arabic مُتزامِن, فَوري…
in Korean 동시에…
in Malaysian serentak…
in French simultané…
in Turkish aynı anda olan, eş zamanlı…
in Italian simultaneo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同時的…
in Russian одновременный…
in Polish jednoczesny, równoczesny…
in Vietnamese đồng thời…
in Spanish simultáneo…
in Portuguese simultâneo…
in Thai ที่พร้อมกัน…
in German gleichzeitig…
in Catalan simultani…
in Japanese 同時に起こる, 同時に存在する…
in Indonesian serempak, simultan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同时的…
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