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Adjective

commensurate (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

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commensurate

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  1. proportionate; of a similar measurable standard
    If it is essential in our interests to maintain a quasi-permanent position of power on the Asian mainland as against the Chinese then we must be prepared to continue to pay the present cost in Vietnam indefinitely and to meet any escalation on the other side with at least a commensurate escalation of commitment of our own. - Report to the President on Southeast Asia-Vietnam by Senator Mike Mansfield, December 18, 1962

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