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English definition of “contrast”

contrast

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈkɒntrɑːst/
B2 an obvious difference between two people or things: The contrast between their lifestyles couldn't be greater. The busy north coast of the island is in sharp contrast to the peaceful south.Different and difference
by/in contrast B2 used to show that someone or something is completely different from someone or something else: She's quite petite, in contrast with her tall sister.Different and differenceComparing and contrasting
(Definition of contrast noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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