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Definition of equalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they equalize
    he / she / it equalizes
    past simple equalized
    -ing form equalizing
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  1. 1[transitive] equalize something to make things equal in size, quantity, value, etc. in the whole of a place or group a policy to equalize the distribution of resources throughout the country We need to equalize the workload among the teaching staff.
  2. 2[intransitive] (especially in soccer) to score a goal that makes the score of both teams equal
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noun [uncountable]
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