equivalency


equiv·a·len·cy

noun \i-ˈkwiv-lən(t)-sē, -ˈkwi-və-\

: a level of achievement that is considered to be on the same level as finishing a course of study

plural equiv·a·len·cies

Full Definition of EQUIVALENCY

2
:  a level of achievement equivalent to completion of an educational or training program <a high school equivalency certificate>

Examples of EQUIVALENCY

  1. <as long as there's a rough equivalency in the armaments of the two countries, neither is likely to attack the other>

First Known Use of EQUIVALENCY

1535

equiv·a·len·cy

noun \-lən-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural equiv·a·len·cies

Medical Definition of EQUIVALENCY

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