DIFFERENTIATE

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DIFFERENTIATE ( DIFERENCIAR )

verb \ˌdif-ə-ˈren(t)-shē-ˌāt\

: to make (someone or something) different in some way

: to see or state the difference or differences between two or more things

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FULL DEFINITION OF DIFFERENTIATE

transitive verb

1: to obtain the mathematical derivative of

2: to mark or show a difference in : constitute a difference that distinguishes

3: to develop differential characteristics in

4: to cause differentiation of in the course of development

5: to express the specific distinguishing quality of : discriminate


intransitive verb

1: to recognize or give expression to a difference

2: to become distinct or different in character

3: to undergo differentiation

EXAMPLES OF DIFFERENTIATE

  1. The only thing that differentiates the twins is the color of their eyes.
  2. it was hard at first to differentiate between the two styles of music.
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