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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French semblance[1], from semblant, present participle of sembler.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛm.bləns/
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NounEdit

semblance (countable and uncountable, plural semblances)

  1. likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
  2. the way something looks; appearance; form

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  1. ^ semblance” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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