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Etymology

From Old French difference.

Noun

Singular
difference

Plural
-

difference (-)
  1. (uncountable) The quality of being different.
    You need to learn to be more tolerant of difference.
  2. (countable) A characteristic of something that makes it different from something else.
    There are three differences between these two pictures.
  3. (countable) A disagreement or argument.
  4. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The result of a subtraction; sometimes the absolute value of this result.

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Verb

Infinitive
to difference

Third person singular
differenc

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to difference (third-person singular simple present differenc, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To distinguish or differentiate.

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