analogous : Common Errors in English

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Even though “analogy” is spoken with a soft G, use a hard G in pronouncing “analogous” so that it sounds like the beginning of the word “gust.” Many people mistakenly use a soft G, which sounds like the beginning of the word “just.”

analogous Meaning(s)

  • (a) corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
  • (s) similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar

analogous in News

  1. Helping to restore balance after inner ear disorder

    ( Springer ) Many disorders of the inner hear which affect both hearing and balance can be hugely debilitating and are currently largely incurable. To date, there has not been an analogous treatment for balance disorders resulting from inner ear disease. One potential new treatment is an implantable vestibular prosthesis which would directly activate the vestibular nerve by electrical ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Robert A.G. Monks: The drone corporation

    We all know what military drones are. There is an analogous version in corporate America.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Washington Post

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