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1‘the clergy had privileges but they had commensurate duties’
equivalent, equal, corresponding, correspondent, comparable, proportionate, proportional
2‘your initial salary will be commensurate with your qualifications and experience’
appropriate to, in keeping with, in line with, consistent with, corresponding to, in accordance with, according to, relative to, in proportion with, proportionate to
dependent on, based on
rare commensurable to, commensurable with
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