Meaning of “contrast” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /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.

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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.

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(Definition of “contrast noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)