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noun similarity pronunciation in American English /ˌsɪmɪˈlerəti/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the degree to which one thing is similar to another thing, or the fact that they are similar
    similarity between:

    I found some similarities between the two stories.

    similarity of/in:

    a striking similarity of style

    similarity to:

    His signature bears absolutely no similarity to mine.

  2. 2
    [countable] something that makes one thing seem like another
    similarity between:

    There are many similarities between Ron and his father.

    similarity in/of:

    There are numerous similarities in the behavior of men and women in this respect.

    similarity to:

    His music shows several similarities to that of other modern composers.

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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