equivalency

[ ih-kwiv-uh-luh n-see ]
/ ɪˈkwɪv ə lən si /

noun, plural e·quiv·a·len·cies.

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Origin of equivalency

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

OTHER WORDS FROM equivalency

non·e·quiv·a·len·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for equivalency

equivalency

equivalence

/ (ˌɛkwɪˈveɪlənsɪ) /

noun

chem the state of having equal valencies

Derived forms of equivalency

equivalent, adjective
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