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differentiationnoun

uk   /ˌdɪf.ər.en.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌdɪf.ə.ren.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/
(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 (= growing organism 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 (= melted rock) as it cools because of various chemical and physical forces
(Definition of differentiation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"differentiation" in Business English

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differentiationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdɪfərenʃiˈeɪʃən/ us  
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 specific locations and other qualities.
the process of showing or finding a difference between one thing and another: The four-letter code will enable differentiation between separate projects 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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