Equivalence - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈkwɪvələns|  American pronunciation of the word equivalence
Brit.  |ɪˈkwɪv(ə)l(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word equivalence


- a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced (syn: equality, equation, par)
- essential equality and interchangeability
- qualities that are comparable (syn: comparability, compare, comparison)


the equivalence of the two propositions

...moviegoers who mistakenly believe that there is an equivalence between the personality of an actor and that of his character...

Word forms

singular: equivalence
plural: equivalences
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