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resemble

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈzem.bl̩/ us  
C1 to look like or be like someone or something: You resemble your mother very closely. After the earthquake, the city resembled a battlefield.
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Translations of “resemble”
in Korean 닮다…
in Arabic يُشْبِه…
in French ressembler à…
in Turkish benzemek…
in Italian assomigliare a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 像, 看起來像, 與…相似…
in Russian походить, иметь сходство…
in Polish przypominać, być podobnym do…
in Spanish parecerse (a)…
in Portuguese parecer-se com…
in German ähnlich sein…
in Catalan assemblar-se a…
in Japanese ~に似ている, ~似である…
in Chinese (Simplified) 像, 看起来像, 与…相似…
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