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re‧sem‧blance [uncountable and countable]
if there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar, especially in the way they look [↪ similarity]
resemblance between
The resemblance between Susan and her sister was remarkable.
bear a (close/striking/uncanny etc) resemblance to somebody/something (=look like)
Tina bears a striking resemblance to her mother.
bear little/no resemblance to somebody/something
What happens in the film bears little resemblance to what actually happened.

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