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"differentiation" in British English

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differentiationnoun

uk   /ˌdɪf.ər.en.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ə.ren-/
(Definition of differentiation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"differentiation" in American English

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differentiationnoun

 /ˌdɪf·əˌren·ʃiˈeɪ·ʃən/
  • differentiation noun (GROWING CELL)

biology [U] the ​process by which ​cells in an ​embryo (= ​growingorganism in the ​uterus, ​egg, or ​seed)become different ​types of ​cells and ​organs
  • differentiation noun (ROCKS)

earth science [U] the ​process by which different ​kinds of ​rock are ​created from ​magma (= ​meltedrock) as it ​cools because of ​variouschemical and ​physicalforces
(Definition of differentiation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"differentiation" in Business English

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differentiationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdɪfərenʃiˈeɪʃən/
MARKETING the ​process of showing how a ​product is different from similar ​products and what its ​advantages are, especially in ​order to ​attract a particular ​group of ​consumers: Through differentiation, coffee could come to be ​marketed like wine, which is ​prized for ​specificlocations and other ​qualities.
the ​process of showing or ​finding a difference between one thing and another: The four-letter ​code will ​enable differentiation between separateprojects within the same ​department.
the fact that something is different from something else: There is considerable differentiation between different ​users in ​terms of IT ​skills.
(Definition of differentiation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “differentiation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 区别,区分,辨别, 差异化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 區別,區分,辨別, 差異化…
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