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I drew two parallel lines around the border of the drawing.
He leaned forward so that his body was almost parallel to the ground.
The river enters the town from the east and flows parallel with the main street.
There will be parallel announcements from both governments.
Parallel efforts by many groups aim to research how to use the Internet more successfully.
This is the American English definition of parallel. View British English definition of parallel.
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