near-equal

Main Entry:  near-equal
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  almost equal in extent, magnitude, or scope; almost identical in attributes or qualities
Example:  The field has near-equal earnings for men and women.
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Main Entry:  near-equal
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a person or thing having almost all the attributes or qualities of another; something almost the same in measure as another
Example:  The two football teams are near-equals.
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