equivalency

[ih-kwiv-uh-luh n-see]
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Origin of equivalency

From the Medieval Latin word aequivalentia, dating back to 1525–35. See equivalent, -ency
Related formsnon·e·quiv·a·len·cy, noun
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Related Words for equivalency

equality, equation, likeness, match, parity, sameness, similarity, uniformity

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British Dictionary definitions for equivalency

equivalency

equivalence

noun
  1. chem the state of having equal valencies
Derived Formsequivalent, adjective
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