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equally
American English: /ˈikwəli/
British English: /ˈiːkw(ə)li/

Translation of equally in Spanish:

adverb

  • 1 1.1 (in equal amounts)
    (divide/distribute)
    Example sentences
    • Everything there must be divided equally into six shares and distributed as soon as possible.
    • If the parents earn the same amount, then they will share equally in the cost of raising that child.
    • By slacking, you simply reduce the size of the pie that your parents will eventually divide equally.
    1.2 (without bias)
    (treat/consider)
    de la misma manera or forma
    Example sentences
    • In other words, to ensure good governance where all are treated equally and justly.
    • Is there reason to believe that we are not treating all employees equally and fairly?
    • When they talk about one law for all, are they talking about a law that is impartial and treats all people equally?
  • 2 (to an equal degree) they are equally valid/guilty
    son igualmente válidos/culpables
    equally easily/comfortably
    con igual or con la misma facilidad/comodidad
    she is liked equally by young and old
    gusta a los jóvenes y a los mayores por igual
    gusta tanto a los jóvenes como a los mayores
  • 3 (sentence adv) 3.1 (just as possibly) See examples:equally (well)
    de igual modo
    3.2 (at the same time)
    al mismo tiempo
    Example sentences
    • They are willing to do good as long as it is conducive to their self interest, but, equally, they are willing to do evil also.
    • Equally, they are divided on how skills emerge and develop.

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