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Show/hide comments and likes.
How many likes do you have on Facebook?
pop stars, film stars, models, and the like
The problem with international price comparisons is that it is very difficult indeed to compare like with like.
We shall never see his like again.
We try to take account of the individual's likes and dislikes.
I doubt they'd give one of those jobs to the likes of us.
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American English version of definition of like
the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of like from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.