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Oxford dictionary definition of the word equivalent:
equal in value, amount, function, meaning, etc.:
one unit is equivalent to one glass of wine
(equivalent to) having the same or a similar effect as:
some regulations are equivalent to censorship
Mathematics belonging to the same equivalence class.
1a person or thing that is equal to or corresponds with another in value, amount, function, meaning, etc.:
the French equivalent of the Bank of England
2 (also equivalent weight) Chemistry the mass of a particular substance that can combine with or displace one gram of hydrogen or eight grams of oxygen, used in expressing combining powers, especially of elements.