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1. difference (om egenskab) the quality of being unlike or dissimilar


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere are many differences between jazz and rock.


Mindre specifikke termerquality


Mere specifikke termerchange, differentia, differential, disagreement, discrepancy, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctness, divergence, inequality, otherness, separateness, unsimilarity, variance, variety


Kendetegnerdifferent


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)sameness

2. difference (om begivenhed) a variation that deviates from the standard or norm


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe deviation from the mean.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)departure, deviation, divergence


Mindre specifikke termerfluctuation, variation


Mere specifikke termerdiscrepancy, driftage, flection, flexion, inflection, variance, variant

3. difference (om kommunikation) a disagreement or argument about something important


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a dispute with his wife.
There were irreconcilable differences.
The familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conflict, difference of opinion, dispute


Mindre specifikke termerdisagreement


Mere specifikke termerarguing, argument, collision, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, dustup, gap, quarrel, row, run-in, tilt, words, wrangle

4. difference a significant change


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe difference in her is amazing.
His support made a real difference.


Mindre specifikke termerchange

5. difference (om mængde el. mål) the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)remainder


Mindre specifikke termernumber


Mere specifikke termerbalance









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