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analogynoun [C/U]

us   /əˈnæl·ə·dʒi/
literature a comparison of the features or qualities of two different things to show their similarities: [C] He was explaining that the mind has no form and is invisible, and that a useful analogy is of the mind being like the sky.
analogous
adjective us   /əˈnæl·ə·ɡəs/
The stock market recorded a 0.4% annual increase that was roughly analogous to results in the late 1960s.
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analogynoun [C or U]

uk   /əˈnæl.ə.dʒi/ us   /əˈnæl.ə.dʒi/
analogous
adjective uk   /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/ us   /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs/
C2 The experience of mystic trance is in a sense analogous to sleep or drunkenness.
(Definition of analogy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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