Translation of equal in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (in size, amount, ability) we got an equal amount of moneydivided into two equal groupsrecibimos igual or idéntica or la misma cantidad de dineroshe passed all her exams with equal easedivididos en dos grupos igualesthat makes us equalaprobó todos los exámenes con igual or con la misma facilidadequalya estamos iguales
tosomethingtwelve inches is equal to one footigual aalgomy salary is equal to hisdoce pulgadas equivalen or son iguales a un pieequal (mi sueldo es igual al suyo tosomebody/something) insomethingthe windows are equal in sizehe's equal to his brother in abilitylas ventanas son de igual tamaño or son iguales de tamañoall (other) things being equaltiene la misma capacidad que su hermanosi no intervienen otros factoresExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (in privilege, status) everyone is equal before the law to be on an equal footing o on equal terms with somebody
- In estimating, it can be assumed that the yield of the concrete will be approximately equal to the quantity of gravel used.
- The amount of the deduction is equal to the value of the stock contributed.
- The sum of the angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles.
estar en igualdad de condiciones con alguienExample sentences1.3 (uniformly applicable) we are an equal opportunities o opportunity employer
- Against the wind in the second half, Confey now had to face a far tougher challenge but they were equal to the task.
- The people of York have proved themselves equal to the task.
- With her comprehensive research, sound analysis, and engaging style, Williams proves herself equal to the task.
everyone has an equal right to educationpracticamos una política de igualdad de oportunidades(sin distinción de raza, credo ni orientación sexual)todo el mundo tiene igual or el mismo derecho a la enseñanzaExample sentences1.4
- Legislation giving women status as equal partners in marriage was passed in 1993.
- He is not equal in status to the other citizens.
- This experience reinforced American egalitarianism, the belief that everyone is equal in status.
- I will do everything in my power to fight for fair and equal treatment.
- The report found pregnancy discrimination, equal pay, harassment, access to employment and promotion, and dismissal as causes of complaint.
- They also indicated in large numbers that they hoped to end segregation and discrimination and receive equal, just, and fair treatment.
- The duel - more equal and balanced in the play than in the film, where the camera unfairly favours Nicholson - is a showdown between two opposed acting styles.
- At first, it seemed reasonable; everyone had fairly equal responsibilities, which I noted she never bothered with herself.
- It is difficult to foster and feed the kind of balanced, equal relationship that can sustain us into the future.
- my boss treats me as an equalI am her equal in experience and talentmi jefe me trata como a su igual or como a un igual or de igual a igualtengo tanta experiencia y talento como ellaExample sentences
- Bergerac has an under-appreciated white wine, Monbazillac, that is almost the equal of many Sauternes and much less expensive.
- He was now a land owner - the equal of his former employers.
- The stairways and the timbers used have had few equals in the present day.
transitive verb (British English) -ll-
- 1 (Mathematics)three times three equals nineser igual alet x equal 4tres por tres son nueve or es igual a nueveno work equals no moneysupongamos que x es igual a 4si no trabajan, no cobranExample sentences
- The first thing to note about the 8% figure quoted by the prime minister is that it does not equal the amount of total EU income spent on health care.
- Table VII shows that the number of paper-cutting opportunities nearly equaled the total number of paper-folding opportunities in the ten textbooks.
- Euler asserts that the sum of the harmonic series equals the natural logarithm of infinity plus a quantity that is nearly a constant.
- 2(record/time)no other tenor can equal himes un tenor sin igualno hay tenor que lo igualeExample sentences
- This time the Trophy Match equalled the flawless performance of the other two.
- Publicly, she may well claim she aims to smash her final imprint into the record book, equalling the record of 20 Wimbledon titles garnered by Billie Jean King.
- Browne's time in the 60m sprint equalled his best performance this year, which has him ranked in the top 10 nationally.
- [colloquial] → even out
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