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tantamount

adjective uk   /ˈtæn.tə.maʊnt/ us    /-t̬ə-/ formal
tantamount to sth being almost the same or having the same effect as something, usually something bad: Her refusal to answer was tantamount to an admission of guilt.
Translations of “tantamount”
in Spanish equivalente a…
in French équivalent à…
in German gleichbedutend…
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