Quick answer
"Just as" is a phrase which is often translated as "justo cuando", and "equally" is an adverb which is often translated as "igualmente". Learn more about the difference between "just as" and "equally" below.
just as
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (in the moment)
a. justo cuando
Just as I arrived at the store, they turned on the "closed" sign.Justo cuando llegué a la tienda, iluminarion la señal "cerrado."
2. (in the same way)
a. así como
Just as they are free to believe, I am free to disbelieve.Así como ellos son libres de creer, yo soy libre de no creer.
3. (comparison)
a. tan
This pizza is just as good as the one we ate last week.Esta pizza es tan deliciosa como la que comimos la semana pasada.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (to an equal degree)
a. igualmente
The sciences and the arts are equally important to a complete education.Las ciencias y las artes son igualmente importantes para una educación completa.
b. igual de
My husband was equally as angry at the contractor who swindled us.Mi marido estaba igual de enfadado con el contratista que nos estafó.
2. (in equal amounts)
a. por igual
The three of us divided the winnings equally amongst ourselves.Los tres nos repartimos las ganancias por igual.
b. equitativamente
The hostess shared the cake equally among her guests.La anfitriona repartió el pastel equitativamente entre sus invitados.
3. (in the same way)
a. de la misma manera
There is no discrimination or favoritism. All job applicants are treated equally.No existe discriminación ni favoritismo. Tratamos a todos los candidatos al puesto de la misma manera.
b. por igual
The rules by which you run your household apply equally to running a business.Las reglas por las que te guías para llevar una casa se aplican por igual a la gestión de una empresa.
4. (just as possibly)
a. de igual modo
Maybe the bad weather put them off. Equally, they may have been delayed in traffic.Tal vez se echaron atrás por el mal tiempo. De igual modo, puede que el tráfico los haya retrasado.
5. (by the same token)
a. al mismo tiempo
I'd like to help her, but equally, I have to think of my own children.Me gustaría ayudarla, pero al mismo tiempo, tengo que pensar en mis propios hijos.
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