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equivalency

[ ih-kwiv-uh-luhn-see ]

noun

, plural e·quiv·a·len·cies.


equivalency

/ ˌɛkwɪˈveɪlənsɪ /

noun

  1. chem the state of having equal valencies


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Derived Forms

  • ˌequiˈvalent, adjective

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Other Words From

  • none·quiva·len·cy noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of equivalency1

From the Medieval Latin word aequivalentia, dating back to 1525–35. See equivalent, -ency

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Example Sentences

Omar said her comments were misconstrued and that she was not suggesting a moral equivalency.

Prosecutors argued Moore did not meet the criteria for early release, noting that he had not earned a high school equivalency diploma behind bars, had not completed vocational training and had no housing or job lined up.

They further vet choices based on a “high bar for equivalency” and “ease of migration” as determined by the Lighthouse team.

This false equivalency can easily give readers the sense that there really are multiple, legitimate sides in this debate.

I don’t want to engage in false equivalency because I think overall the Republican Party has been more willing to let business have whatever tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks it has wanted.

From Fortune

This was the act of an organized group seeking international recognition, moral equivalency, and money.

The right is making a false equivalency that is misplaced.

Mark Perry of AEI thinks that ‘Equal Pay Day’ amounts to a false equivalency.

She also helped women prepare for high school equivalency exams.

Table of the Elements, arranged according to their Equivalency.

It is not enough to say that on the principle of equivalency a man is not presumed to intend to pay for a thing until he has it.

But this equivalency can hardly be secured in any other way than by prescribing a series of definite lines of study.

She says that her service inspired her to get her high school equivalency last year.

That no such equivalency is conceivable may be rendered apparent on grounds of Materialism itself.

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