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equivalency

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noun equiv·a·len·cy \i-ˈkwiv-lən(t)-sē, -ˈkwi-və-\

Simple Definition of equivalency

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

Full Definition of equivalency

plural equiv·a·len·cies

  1. 1 :  equivalence

  2. 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>



1535

First Known Use of equivalency

1535


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equivalency

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noun equiv·a·len·cy \-lən-sē\

Medical Definition of equivalency

plural equiv·a·len·cies




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