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equalizer

noun
     
Related topics: Sport, Weapons
e‧qual‧iz‧er also equaliser British English [countable]
1 British EnglishDS a point that you score in a game, that gives you the same number of points as your opponent:
England scored the equalizer with only ten minutes to go.
2PMW something that makes all people equal because everyone experiences it in the same way:
Sport is a great equalizer in schools.

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