equally
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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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equally
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
2. (in equal amounts)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to share or divide something equallydividir algo en partes iguales
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equally [ˈiːkwəlɪ]
adverb
1 (evenly) [+divide, share] equitativamente; por igual
the fence posts should be equally spaced el espacio entre los postes de la valla debería ser igual
2 (in the same way) por igual
all foreigners should be treated equally todos los extranjeros deberían ser tratados por igual or con igualdad; this rule applies equally to everyone esta regla se aplica a todos por igual; this applies equally to men and to women esto se aplica tanto a los hombres como a las mujeres
3 (just as) [+important, difficult, responsible] igualmente; igual de; [+well] igual de
her mother was equally disappointed su madre estaba igualmente decepcionada or igual de decepcionada; she gave the task to her equally capable assistant le encargó la tarea a su asistente, que estaba igualmente capacitado or que estaba igual de capacitado; his second novel was equally successful su segunda novela tuvo el mismo éxito; she is equally as intelligent as her sister es igual de inteligente que su hermana; es tan inteligente como su hermana
both parents are equally responsible for bringing up their children
4 (by the same token) al mismo tiempo
she cannot marry him, but equally she cannot live alone no se puede casar con él, pero, al mismo tiempo, no puede vivir sola; equally, you must remember ... asimismo or al mismo tiempo, hay que recordar ...
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Phrases with "equally"
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equally important
igualmente importante
everyone should be treated equally
todo el mundo debería recibir el mismo trato
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