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Main Entry: 1equal
Pronunciation: primarystressemacron-kwschwal
Function: adjective
1 a : exactly the same in number, amount, degree, rank, or quality <an equal number of apples and oranges> <officers of equal rank> <of equal importance> b : identical in mathematical value : EQUIVALENT
2 : not varying from one person or part to another <equal job opportunities> <equal pressure throughout the system>
3 : IMPARTIAL <equal laws>
4 : capable of meeting requirements : SUFFICIENT <equal to the task>
synonym see SAME
- equal·ly adverb

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