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noun 
  1. A person or thing of equal status to others.
We're all equals here.
This beer has no .
Translations: 
  • Dutch: gelijke
  • German: Gleichgestellter , Gleichgestellte
verb (equals, equalling, equalled)
  1. (mathematics) To be equal to, to have the same value as.
Two plus two equals four.
  1. (informal) To have as its consequence.
Losing this deal equals losing your job.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: betekenen
  • French: égaler í 
  • German: gleichen
  • Italian: eguagliare
  • Spanish: igualar
adjective 
  1. (notcomparable) The same in all respects.
Equal conditions should produce results.
  1. (context, mathematics, notcomparable) Exactly identical, having the same value.
All right angles are .
  1. (comparable) Unvarying, fair.
The treatment of students in this school is very .
  1. (comparable) adequate, Adequate; sufficiently capable or qualified.
This test is pretty tough, but I think I'm to it.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: gelijk, gelijke
  • German: gleich
  • Italian: uguale, pari
  • Spanish: capaz
  • French: égal , égale
Etymology: (term, aequalis)


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