Definition of 'resemblance'
Example sentences containing 'resemblance'
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And it bears no resemblance to justice. The Sun (2016)The menu bears no resemblance to what is actually on offer, and what food there is varies comically from day to day. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Rising from the earth on the edge of Lambourn is an edifice, which at first glance bears a passing resemblance to a rollercoaster. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The interior of the property bears little resemblance to its wilder heyday. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But at that point the resemblance between these two books ends. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The gripping storylines feel authentic but bear little resemblance to reality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has an uncanny resemblance to the famous older horror writer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The two books bear more than a passing resemblance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It bears strong resemblance to a gravestone. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were mopping up after a crisis that bore an uncanny resemblance to the one we lived through recently. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet the resemblance between the two is nominal, or numerical. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But certainly we're looking at two individuals who have a strong resemblance to each other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He bore little resemblance to the dangerous extremist he has been portrayed as recently in the British press. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All the streets seemed identical, and my tourist map bore little resemblance to the actual street plan. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Or perhaps it was another element of his game that bears more than a passing resemblance to Wilkinson. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We've traded our epic heroes for tragicomic ones who bear a stronger and stronger resemblance to ourselves. Christianity Today (2000)I must admit there is more than a passing resemblance between us. The Sun (2011)When governments sell defence equipment to each other, the price usually bears little resemblance to the costs charged by industry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This resemblance is not coincidental. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is an uncanny resemblance. The Sun (2014)Government measures in other areas of my life bear little resemblance to my reality or needs, so why would this proposal be different? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Despite the name, it bears little resemblance to its able-bodied namesake. The Sun (2012)He said: 'It bears no resemblance to a clinical environment. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'resemblance'
British English: resemblance /rɪˈzɛmbləns/ NOUN
If there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar to each other.
There was a clear resemblance between the two girls.
- American English: resemblance
- Arabic: تَشَابُه
- Brazilian Portuguese: semelhança
- Chinese: 类同之处
- Croatian: sličnost
- Czech: podoba podobnost
- Danish: lighed beslægtethed
- Dutch: gelijkenis
- European Spanish: parecido
- Finnish: yhdennäköisyys
- French: ressemblance
- German: Ähnlichkeit
- Greek: ομοιότητα
- Italian: somiglianza
- Japanese: 類似
- Korean: 유사
- Norwegian: likhet
- Polish: podobieństwo
- European Portuguese: semelhança
- Romanian: asemănare
- Russian: сходство
- Spanish: parecido
- Swedish: likhet
- Thai: ความคล้ายคลึง
- Turkish: benzerlik
- Ukrainian: схожість
- Vietnamese: sự giống nhau
Definition of resemblance from the Collins English Dictionary
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