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equivalent
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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being equal or essentially equal
  • It was what God or whatever is His equivalent puts into each soul that is given life—the one different thing such as that which makes no two fingerprints on the face of the earth alike.
    Chapter 8 (98% in)
  • It was a neighborhood peopled by fifth and sixth generation Americans, whereas in the Nolan neighborhood, if you could prove you had been born in America, it was equivalent to a Mayflower standing.
    Chapter 23 (25% in)

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