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English definition of “contrast”

contrast

verb
 
 
/kənˈtrɑːst/
COMPARE [T] to compare two people or things in order to show the differences between them: If you contrast his early novels with his later work, you can see how his writing has developed.Comparing and contrasting
DIFFERENCE [I] If one thing contrasts with another, it is very different from it: The sharpness of the lemons contrasts with the sweetness of the honey.Being and appearing different
(Definition of contrast verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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