Definition of parallelism
- the parallelism of architectural figures
- biblical poetry relies largely on parallelism of lines
- —E. P. Sanders
There is some degree of parallelism between the lives of the two women.
There is a certain parallelism in the development of the two technologies.
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: the fact of being similar in development or form
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