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Definition of resemblance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [countable, uncountable]
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  1. 1the fact of being or looking similar to someone or something synonym likeness
  2. 2 a striking/close/strong resemblance family resemblances resemblance to somebody/something She bears an uncanny resemblance to my former boss. The movie bears little resemblance to the original novel. resemblance between A and B The resemblance between the two signatures was remarkable.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: resemblance