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1‘the colours harmonize well’
coordinate, go together, match, fit together, blend, mix, balance, tone in
be compatible, be harmonious, be congruous, be consonant, be well coordinated, suit each other, set each other off
2‘the need to harmonize tax laws across Europe’
coordinate, systematize, correlate, match, integrate, synchronize, homogenize, bring together, make consistent, tie in
3‘he tried to harmonize relations between the quarrelling factions’
reconcile, make harmonious, restore harmony to, make peaceful, patch up, repair, smooth out
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