equivalent

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈkwɪvələnt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈkwɪvələnt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(i kwivə lənt or, for 5, ē′kwə vālənt)



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equivalent

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. the [numbers, values] are equivalent
  2. the two are equivalent (to each other)
  3. is [roughly, functionally, approximately] equivalent (to)
  4. has an equivalent [position, function]
  5. had an equivalent [experience, increase]
  6. an equivalent [number, combination, amount] of
  7. an equivalent [force, weight, dose] of
  8. an equivalent [option, alternative]
  9. equivalent experience is required
  10. the equivalent [Japanese] [word, term, concept, expression]
  11. change for an equivalent [item, product, model]
  12. [assigned, given] an equivalent value
n
  1. a [similar, symbolic, foreign] equivalent
  2. is the [British] equivalent (of)
  3. the equivalent (of the idiom) in [French]
  4. the equivalent today would be [$1,000]
  5. the equivalent [considering, factoring in, allowing for]
  6. would cost the equivalent of [a year's salary, my entire savings]
  7. chemistry: [two] equivalents of [carbon monoxide]
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