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parallel
British English: /ˈparəlɛl/
American English: /ˈpɛrəˌlɛl/

Translation of parallel in German:

adjective

  • 1 line A is parallel to line B
    (in geometry)
    Gerade A ist der Geraden B parallel
    the railway ran parallel to the river
    die Bahnlinie verlief parallel zum Fluss
  • 2 [figurative]
    (similar)
    be parallel
    sich Dat. [genau] entsprechen
    (share common features)
    Parallelen aufweisen
    there is nothing parallel to this in history
    dazu gibt es in der Geschichte keine Parallele

noun

  • 1 this has no parallel or is without parallel
    dazu gibt es keine Parallele
    there is a parallel between x and y
    es gibt eine Parallelität zwischen x und y
    the two societies are parallels
    die beiden Gesellschaften gleichen sich
  • 2 (Electricity)in parallel be connected in parallel
    parallel geschaltet sein
  • 3 (Geography)parallel [of latitude] the 42nd parallel
    der 42. Breitengrad
  • 4
    (Astronomy)
    Deklinationskreis, der

transitive verb

  • 1
    (match)
    gleichkommen
    + Dat.
    his arrogance cannot be paralleled
    seine Arroganz ist beispiellos
  • 2 (find something similar to) See examples:this behaviour may be paralleled in human life
    eine Parallele zu diesem Verhalten lässt sich beim Menschen feststellen

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