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dissimilar

adjective uk   /ˌdɪsˈsɪm.ɪ.lər/  us   /-lɚ/
different: The new house is not dissimilar (= is similar) to our old one, except that it's slightly bigger.
Translations of “dissimilar”
in Arabic مُختَلِف…
in Korean 다른…
in Malaysian lain…
in French dissemblable…
in Turkish farklı, benzemez…
in Italian dissimile, diverso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不同的,不相似的,有區別的…
in Russian непохожий…
in Polish niepodobny, różny…
in Vietnamese khác nhau…
in Spanish distinto…
in Portuguese dessemelhante, diferente…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่เหมือนกัน…
in German verschieden…
in Catalan diferent…
in Japanese (~と)違う…
in Indonesian tidak serupa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不同的,不相似的,有区别的…
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