Equivalence - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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

noun

- 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)

Examples

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

noun
singular: equivalence
plural: equivalences
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