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equalize

Pronunciation: /ˈiːkwəlaɪz/

Translation of equalize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [pressure/weight] igualar
    Example sentences
    • For more than two decades, lawsuits to equalize school funding have been wending their way through the courts in 44 states.
    • This is extremely good value for money as the budget is used to equalise wealth throughout the EU with a higher share going to develop the poorer nations of Europe.
    • In a reply to a correspondent you further elaborate that the rate of profit is being equalized throughout the entire economy.
    Example sentences
    • The possible equalizing effect of public education would be lost.
    • That suggests that selection for recombination properties was sufficiently strong to overcome equalizing effects of migration even for such mobile organisms as fruit flies.
    • The second column in table 1 contains the results with a weighting scheme that equalizes the total effect of direct and second-order interactions.
    1.2 [incomes/opportunity] equiparar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [Sport/Deporte] empatar, igualar el marcador
    Example sentences
    • Town fought back well with Chris Alderson scoring two goals to equalise.
    • Michael McGinn scored and they had a chance to equalise but Shipley scored again minutes from full time.
    • Ten minutes later they equalised when James Dunne scored from a corner kick.

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