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American English: /ˈtæn(t)əˌmaʊnt/
British English: /ˈtantəmaʊnt/


  • to be tantamount to something
    equivaler a algo
    it's tantamount to saying that I'm incompetent
    equivale a decir que soy un incompetente
    Example sentences
    • In fact, charging people to use the road would be seen as tantamount to having an admission fee for entry to the town.
    • When he signed up for the army it was tantamount to an admission that reality had intruded on his dream.
    • Going on holiday without a school's permission is tantamount to truancy, said the junior education minister.

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