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different

adjective
 
 
/ˈdɪfərənt/
NOT THE SAME A1 not the same as someone or something: Jo's very different from her sister, isn't she? UK The house is different to how I expected it to be.Different and differenceUnique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
SEPARATE [always before noun] B1 used to talk about separate things or people of the same type: I had to go to three different shops to find the book she wanted.Different and difference
differently adverb →  See also a whole new ball game
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