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difference

noun

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2 variance of opinion on a matter
  • we must try to settle our differences without fighting

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3 the act, process, or result of making different
  • it won't make any difference which one you choose

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difference

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of difference (Entry 2 of 2)

to understand or point out the difference in
  • people who cannot difference God's will from their own selfish desires and prejudices

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“Difference.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/difference. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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