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similar

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similar(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (alike)
a. parecido
Your car is similar to mine.Tu coche es parecido al mío.
b. semejante
The quality is similar to what you might find at other places.La calidad es semejante a la que encontrarías en otros sitios.
c. similar
It's similar in style to other buildings of the same period.Su estilo es similar al de otros edificios del mismo periodo.
2. (geometry)
a. semejante
In mathematical terms, these two geometrical figures are similar but not identical, since they have different sizes.En términos matemáticos, estas dos figuras geométricas son semejantes pero no idénticas, ya que tienen distinto tamaño.
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similar
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. parecido(a)
similar in appearance/sizede parecido aspecto/tamaño
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similar [ˈsɪmɪləʳ]
adjective
1 parecido; similar; semejante
they are of a similar colour son de un color parecido or similar; they were of a similar age eran más o menos de la misma edad
I was once in a similar situation he was found murdered in similar circumstances we have had similar problems it will have a similar effect on government policy cut them into pieces of a similar size 200 were killed and a similar number were injured
to be similar in shape/size tener una forma parecida or similar; tener un tamaño parecido or similar; parecerse en la forma or el tamaño
he is similar in character to his father the two buildings are very similar in size the engines are very similar in design they are very similar in shape to be of a similar [size] (to) the island is of a similar size to Rhodes
to be similar to parecerse a; ser parecido or similar or semejante a
this is a similar situation to the one experienced during the Gulf war this varnish provides a similar effect to waxing in this respect the coal industry suffers from a similar problem to the oil indusry
2 (Geom) semejante
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