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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: parallel /ˈpærəlel/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyparallel
he/she/itparallels
present participleparalleling
past tenseparalleled
past participleparalleled
  1. 2
    to be equal to something else

    US naval and air superiority was paralleled by Soviet superiority in land-based missile systems.

  2. 3
    if one thing parallels another, they are the same distance apart at every point along their whole length

    The road paralleled the stream for fifty miles before veering to the north.

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