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adjective equivalent pronunciation in British English /ɪˈkwɪvələnt/

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  1. with the same size, value, importance, or meaning as something else
    The price is £30,000, or the equivalent amount in euros.
    Applicants should have a BSc or equivalent degree.
    equivalent to: This amount of exercise is equivalent to walking about three miles.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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