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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
Translations of “contrast”
in Korean 차이, 대조…
in Arabic تَبايُن…
in French contraste…
in Turkish karşılaştırma, kıyaslama, tezat…
in Italian contrasto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 差別,差異, 對照,對比…
in Russian контраст…
in Polish kontrast…
in Spanish ser como el día y la noche…
in Portuguese contraste…
in German der Gegensatz…
in Catalan contrast…
in Japanese (2人、2つのものの)違い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 差别,差异, 对照,对比…
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