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parallels

noun
plural of parallel

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a point which two or more things share in common
  • her professor pointed out some parallels between the two novels

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2 one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value
  • an advance that is without parallel in the history of virology

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parallels

verb
present tense third-person singular of parallel

Synonyms of parallels (Entry 2 of 2)

to be the exact counterpart of
  • developments in the television show paralleled those in the lead actor's real life

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“Parallels.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parallels. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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