There are 2 translations of equivalent in Spanish:

equivalent1

Pronunciation: /ɪˈkwɪvələnt/

adj

  • 1.1 (equal) [size/value] equivalente to be equivalent to sth equivaler a algo $100 US was roughly equivalent to £50 sterling 100 dólares americanos equivalían or eran equivalentes a unas 50 libras esterlinas his request was equivalent to a demand su petición era poco menos que una exigencia to be equivalent to -ing equivaler a + inf it is equivalent to increasing our prices by 7% equivale a aumentar nuestros precios en un 7%
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    • But hang on to the receipt in case you want to exchange it for something of equivalent value in case you don't need that day or you've had it before.
    • Farmers are now expecting prices to lift by an equivalent amount.
    • We will panic about being unable to afford to replace the boiler and then, on impulse, book a weekend in Ibiza that costs the equivalent amount.
    1.2 (corresponding) [position/term] equivalente to be equivalent to sth ser* el equivalente de algo
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    • Additionally, the effect of watching fish was determined to be equivalent to the effect of hypnosis.
    • The effect is equivalent to always rejecting the face-up card that is passed to you.
    • Aids currently causes deaths equivalent to the Holocaust every two years.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of equivalent in Spanish:

equivalent2

n

  • equivalente (m) there isn't an exact English equivalent for that word en inglés no hay (un) equivalente exacto de esa palabra
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    • This amount is the equivalent today to about $750, but in terms of rupees it is not an insignificant sum.
    • Money, the means of expression of value as a symbolic equivalent, is comparable, Marx said, to language.
    • Marias opens the piece by talking about how some phrases just don't have a similar equivalent in other languages.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.