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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: resemble /rɪˈzemb(ə)l/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyresemble
he/she/itresembles
present participleresembling
past tenseresembled
past participleresembled
  1. [never passive] to be similar to someone or something, especially in appearance

    The two species resemble each other.

    closely/faintly/strongly/vaguely resemble:

    Soldiers are trained under conditions that closely resemble real combat.

    The animals make a strange sound, vaguely resembling the bark of a dog.

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