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noun [countable/uncountable] analogy pronunciation in British English /əˈnælədʒi/
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  1. a comparison between two situations, processes etc that is intended to show that the two are similar
    He uses the analogy of the family to explain the role of the state.
    draw an analogy (=make an analogy): Our manager is fond of drawing analogies between business and football.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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