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equivalent

US [ɪˈkwɪvələnt]
UK [ɪ'kwɪvələnt]
  • n.等值;同义词;【化】当量;【地】同期地层
  • adj.【化】等价的;同等的;同意义的
  • Web相等的;相当的;等量的
Plural Form:equivalents  
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adj.
1.
(价值、数量、意义、重要性等)相等的,相同的equal in value, amount, meaning, importance, etc.
250 grams or an equivalent amount in ounces
250 克或与之等量的盎司
Eight kilometres is roughly equivalent to five miles.
八公里约等于五英里。
n.
1.
相等的东西;等量;对应词a thing, amount, word, etc. that is equivalent to sth else
Send €20 or the equivalent in your own currency.
寄 20 欧元或等值的贵国货币。
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the human equivalent of BSE
克罗伊茨费尔特 — 雅各布病,相当于疯牛病的人类疾病
Breathing such polluted air is the equivalent of(= has the same effect as) smoking ten cigarettes a day.
呼吸污染这么严重的空气等于每天抽十支烟。
The German ‘Gymnasium’ is the closest equivalent to the grammar school in England.
德语 Gymnasium 基本上相当于英格兰的文法学校。

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