CEFR Level C1 Vocabulary: LACK
MEANING: the same or equal to something else
EXAMPLE: One US dollar is equivalent to about 65p in the UK.
Pronunciation (click the play button below)
Quick test. Are the sentences below CORRECT or INCORRECT?
1. If the item is broken, we will refund your money or offer an equivalent replacement.
2. In some countries, $1000 is equivalent to a full month’s wages.
3. (In a restaurant talking to a waiter) ‘I’ll have the steak please.’ ‘Yes, I’ll have the equivalent too’.
4. The Empire State Building is equivalent to the Eiffel Tower in France – they are both tall, well known landmarks.