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British English: equal /ˈiːkwəl/ ADJECTIVE
If two things are equal, or if one thing is equal to another, they are the same in size, number, or value.
...equal numbers of men and women.
- American English: equal
- Arabic: مُساوٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: igual
- Chinese: 相等的
- Croatian: ravnopravan
- Czech: stejný
- Danish: lige
- Dutch: gelijk
- European Spanish: igual
- Finnish: tasavertainen
- French: égal
- German: gleich
- Greek: ίσος
- Italian: uguale
- Japanese: 等しい
- Korean: 같은
- Norwegian: lik
- Polish: równy
- European Portuguese: igual
- Romanian: egal
- Russian: равный
- Latin American Spanish: igual
- Swedish: jämbördig
- Thai: ซึ่งเท่ากัน
- Turkish: eşit
- Ukrainian: рівний
- Vietnamese: bằng nhau
British English: equal /ˈiːkwəl/ VERB
To equal something or someone means to be as good or as great as them.
He has equalled his opponent's record of five championship titles in a season.
- American English: equal
- Arabic: يُساوِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: igualar
- Chinese: 比得上
- Croatian: ujednačiti
- Czech: rovnat se kolik, komu
- Danish: være lig med
- Dutch: evenaren
- European Spanish: igualar
- Finnish: olla tasavertainen
- French: égaler
- German: gleichen
- Greek: εξισώνω
- Italian: equivalere
- Japanese: ･･･に等しい
- Korean: ...과 같다
- Norwegian: være lik
- Polish: dorównać
- European Portuguese: igualar
- Romanian: a egala
- Russian: равняться
- Latin American Spanish: igualar
- Swedish: vara lik
- Thai: ทำให้เท่าเทียมกัน
- Turkish: eşitlemek
- Ukrainian: дорівнювати
- Vietnamese: bằng với
British English: equal NOUN
Someone who is your equal has the same ability, status, or rights as you have.
She was one of the boys, their equal.
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