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The condition of being equal or equivalent in value, worth, function, etc.‘knowledge of equivalence of units is required’count noun ‘precise equivalences between qualifications across Europe’
equality, equalness, sameness, identicalness, identity, interchangeability, indistinguishability, uniformity, agreementView synonyms
- ‘The Court began by setting out the principle of national procedural autonomy, as qualified by the conditions of equivalence and practical possibility.’
- ‘We submit it is plainly wrong to apply any doctrine of functional equivalence, as their Honours plainly did.’
- ‘Saladin and Richard certainly knew about truce and parley in one era of technological equivalence between their two civilisations.’
- ‘The obvious answer is that the Charter could make real the commitment to equivalence in the Agreement.’
- ‘He gave necessary and sufficient conditions for the linear equivalence of two curves on a surface F in 1905.’
- ‘The basic equivalence is that one year's heavy dust exposure equates to one year's average smoking.’
- ‘Just as, during the Cold War, the majority felt that there wasn't much to choose between the two superpowers, so today a similar moral equivalence also has its grip on the party.’
- ‘The size of neuron clusters that we have successfully recreated in terms of functional equivalence is also scaling up exponentially.’
- ‘All placebo controlled trials were positive and all comparative trials indicated equivalence with other active therapies.’
- ‘Their doctrine of moral equivalence couldn't survive equal scrutiny.’
- ‘At a deeper level, the moral equivalence that values each human being equally, is based on a deeper lack of moral equivalence.’
- ‘If you talk about the big boys they may just talk about you in return, producing a sense of equivalence in the process.’
- ‘Before and after studies may also show a lack of equivalence between comparators, and interventions may vary.’
- ‘Although the primary outcome (respiratory function) may be assumed to have equivalence, adverse effects are much less well reported.’
- ‘Sending simpler entities may still give the receiver an adequate level of functional equivalence from the exchange.’
- ‘The relationship between culture and society is not, as Okri appears to suggest, one of strict equivalence, as in great society equals great culture.’
- ‘This controls for functional equivalence but not for sequence similarity.’
- ‘What is bothering me is that issue of lack of moral equivalence.’
- ‘But it has done so only by recapitulating the ancient and damaging equivalences between male and culture, female and nature.’
- ‘Lack of measurement equivalence is often referred to as measurement bias.’
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