close resemblance

noun

: a strong likeness
He bears a close resemblance to his father.

Examples of close resemblance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two aspects of United Fruit’s corporate power in its heyday bear close resemblance to Chiquita’s. Jack Werner / Made By History, TIME, 18 June 2024 As an adult, the younger King, who bore a close resemblance to his father, followed in his parents’ footsteps and at one time ran the King Center that his sister now directs. Leonard Greene, New York Daily News, 22 Jan. 2024 But even if the Studio Buds Plus share a close resemblance to their predecessors, Beats is quick to point out that 95 percent of the internal components are new. Sheena Vasani, The Verge, 1 June 2024 Eagle-eyed social media users spotted the cover art’s close resemblance to that of Minogue’s Tension album, which led the U.K. and Australian albums charts following its release in 2023. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 21 Feb. 2024 The close resemblance between the two works confirms Rodin’s influence. Farah Peterson, The Atlantic, 14 Dec. 2023 Fans were quick to spot the close resemblance between the sisters —and their children — in the comment section, following the throwback post. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 25 July 2023 In a character poster for the film, Lipa is seen dressed as a blue-haired mermaid Barbie and bears a close resemblance to the doll inspired by the brand's Dreamtopia cartoon web series. Alexandra Schonfeld, Peoplemag, 1 May 2023 Must be the close resemblance. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 20 Apr. 2023

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“Close resemblance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%20resemblance. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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