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Meanwhile, the vinegar mixes with the oil that the food was fried in to become something akin to a salad dressing. The Sun (2016)Sometimes one seems akin to the other. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has a welcoming atmosphere, akin to a comfortably battered country hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She raised her eyes to his and saw him regard Maida with something akin to pity. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEIt's almost akin to a papal pronouncement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A compendium of wise and worldly sentences can provide something akin to a course of education. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)His role is akin to solving a political Rubik's cube. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is this long-term damage that is so corrosive, akin in many ways to abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then I'm wrapped up and left to marinade in something akin to a warm sleeping bag. The Sun (2015)It could be akin to the experience of your forebears when, a century ago, they saw a pioneering car for the first time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: akin ADJECTIVE
to be akin to sth | to be akin to doing sth If one thing is akin to another, it is similar to it in some way.
Listening to his life story is akin to reading a good adventure novel.
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