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parallelogrampar‧al‧lel‧o‧gram /ˌpærəˈleləɡræm/ noun [countable]  HMCFa flat shape with four sides in which each side is the same length as the side opposite it and parallel to itrectangle
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parallelogramA hexagon, a cube; here comes a parallelogram.Its profile was an irregular parallelogram, and it appeared to be made up of interlocking blocks of crystalline metal.It is the envelope of a series of parallelograms of equal area and sharing two sides.
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