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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of equal.
  • adj. Matched; found comparable.


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  • Their 11.7 to 1.0 for the term equalled their best third quarter and increased a 10-point margin to a whopping 77 at the long break.

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  • Quintius the consul, by his civil administration, equalled, which is no easy matter, the glory attained by his colleague in war; for he so regulated the domestic care of harmony and peace, by dispensing justice with moderation to the highest and the lowest, that both the patricians considered him a strict consul, and the commons, as one sufficiently lenient.

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  • It was in putting down the northern insurrection that William devastated Yorkshire and Northumberland, with such severity that the country did not recover for centuries, while the victims to famine, fire, and sword equalled a hundred thousand.

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  • The club have not won the league since 1990 and have seen their haul of 18 titles equalled by Manchester United, whose manager Sir Alex Ferguson has successfully carried out his promise to knock Liverpool off their perch.

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  • Meryl Harries, from Medway, Kent, told the ATL in Liverpool that "fast food" equalled "slow brain". it's a myth that jamie oliver was responsible for bringing healthy eating to schools and improving standards of grub where it used to be terrible. there are hundreds of providers, from school boards to praent governors to concerned parents starting micro-businesses, which were responsible for bringing healthy eating in to our children, oliver jumped on the band-wagon when his ratings were floundering.

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  • Getting Attenborough to intone things such as "Cosmogony… music of the spheres… equilibrium," is a fabulous coup that is never quite equalled as the show goes on.

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  • They equalled that placing twice more, the last occasion in 1997, but were relegated under Peter Shreeves in 2000 and after the disastrous appointment of Paul Jewell failed to produce the expected instant return, it has pretty much been downhill from there.

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  • If a spew of old-movie allusions guaranteed greatness -- if mere pastiche equalled masterpiece -- then every Quentin Tarantino flick would be genius, and an animated film need only hire the manically talented Robin Williams to toss off film quotes like some algorithm on hyper-drive.

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  • The previous year Brad equalled the best-ever British ride, and was climbing great.

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  • To put this number into some context, every five days of flow equalled the Exxon Valdez spill.

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