not dissimilar

idiom

: not different : similar
A not dissimilar situation has occurred overseas.
The question is not dissimilar to one asked earlier.

Examples of not dissimilar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In May last year, in a grinding battle not dissimilar to that in Avdiivka, a Ukrainian garrison held out for months in the ruins of the eastern city of Bakhmut. David Axe, Forbes, 11 Feb. 2024 The last Big Ten team to win a title, Ohio State in 2014, did so with a coach, Urban Meyer, who had cut his teeth in the Southeastern Conference and fielded a team not dissimilar to his prior Florida Gators squads. Oliver Bateman, Washington Examiner, 12 Jan. 2024 For now, not dissimilar from the Secretariat, the race for flexible work is still on. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 20 Dec. 2023 His new approach is not dissimilar to that of Pharrell Williams, who leveraged his pop culture stardom to develop a successful fashion career and incubate emerging talent in the Black community along the way. José Criales-Unzueta, Vogue, 16 Oct. 2023 But his entrance was meant to shake up the entire season, which is not dissimilar to the evolving role of big tech and media at the current moment. Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Oct. 2023 In 2022, a mere 6% of speaking characters were Hispanic/Latino, which researchers note is not dissimilar to the 3% found in 2007, but vastly underrepresents the largest ethnic group in the country. Angelique Jackson, Variety, 9 Oct. 2023 That is not dissimilar to theological conversations that take place off the screen, however. WIRED, 5 Oct. 2023 Of course, Ryan’s off-screen style is not dissimilar to her screen characters. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Not dissimilar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20dissimilar. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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