Translation of "difference" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdɪf.ər.əns/ us /ˈdɪf.ɚ.əns/

difference noun (NOT THE SAME)

A2 [ C or U ] the way in which two or more things which you are comparing are not the same

What's the difference between an ape and a monkey? 猿和猴有甚麼區別?
Is there any significant difference in quality between these two items? 這兩件東西在質量方面有顯著的差別嗎?
make a (big) difference B2 also make all the difference

to improve a situation (a lot)

Exercise can make a big difference to your state of health. 運動會極大地改善你的健康狀況。
Putting up some new wallpaper has made all the difference to the place. 貼上一些新壁紙後這個地方變得煥然一新了。
not make any difference B2 also not make the slightest difference

to not change a situation in any way

You can ask him again if you want, but it won't make any difference - he'll still say no. 你如果願意可以再去問他,但結果還是一樣——他還會說不。
It makes no difference where you put the plants - they won't grow in this soil. 不管你把天線放在甚麼位置結果都一樣,電視圖像還是非常糟糕。
with a difference

used to say that something is unusual, and more interesting or better than other things of the same type

Try new Cremetti - the ice cream with a difference. 試試新的克裡梅蒂——不同尋常的雪糕。

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difference noun (NOT AGREEING)

C2 [ C usually plural ] a disagreement

They had a terrible argument a few weeks ago, but now they've settled/resolved their differences. 幾年前他們發生過一次激烈的爭吵,不過現在他們的分歧已經消除了。
have a difference of opinion

to disagree

They had a difference of opinion about/over their child's education. 他們在孩子的教育問題上意見不一。

(Translation of “difference” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)