equivalent adj.

VERBS be, seem | become

ADV. exactly, precisely | almost, closely, essentially, practically | approximately, broadly, more or less, roughly the price we would pay elsewhere for a broadly equivalent house

PREP. in, to These first computers were equivalent in power to a modern calculator.

equivalent noun

ADJ. direct, exact, nearest the nearest equivalent we have to a carnival | approximate | modern the modern equivalent of the village inn | American, British, etc.

VERB + EQUIVALENT have a word which has no direct equivalent in English

PREP. ~ for There is no exact male equivalent for witches. | ~ in It is the approximate equivalent in height to the Matterhorn. | ~ of This qualification is the equivalent of a degree. | ~ to This concert hall has been described as the American equivalent to London's Albert Hall.

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