homologue

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See also: homologué

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French homologue.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

homologue (plural homologues)

  1. Something homologous; a homologous organ or part, chemical compound or a chromosome.
  2. (linguistics) A word shared by two languages or dialects.
  3. (genetics) One of a group of similar DNA sequences that share a common ancestry.
  4. (organic chemistry) A member of a homologous series

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὁμόλογος (homólogos, agreeing, of one mind).

Adjective[edit]

homologue (plural homologues)

  1. homologous

Noun[edit]

homologue m, f (plural homologues)

  1. counterpart

Verb[edit]

homologue

  1. inflection of homologuer (to officially recognize, ratify):
    1. first-person and third-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

homologue

  1. inflection of homologar (to homologate):
    1. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. first-person and third-person singular imperative

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

homologue

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of homologar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of homologar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of homologar.