equivalency

noun equiv·a·len·cy \ i-ˈkwiv-lən(t)-sē , -ˈkwi-və- \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of equivalency

plural equivalencies
2 : a level of achievement equivalent to completion of an educational or training program
  • a high school equivalency certificate

Examples of equivalency in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of equivalency

1535


EQUIVALENCY Defined for English Language Learners

equivalency

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Definition of equivalency for English Language Learners

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


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equivalency

noun equiv·a·len·cy \ -lən-sē \

medical Definition of equivalency

plural equivalencies

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