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verb [transitive] resemble pronunciation in American English /rɪˈzemb(ə)l/ 
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present tense
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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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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