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dissimilar

adjective uk   /ˌdɪsˈsɪm.ɪ.lər/ us    /-lɚ/
different: The new house is not dissimilar (= is similar) to our old one, except that it's slightly bigger.
Translations of “dissimilar”
in Korean 다른…
in Arabic مُختَلِف…
in French dissemblable…
in Turkish farklı, benzemez…
in Italian dissimile, diverso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不同的,不相似的,有區別的…
in Russian непохожий…
in Polish niepodobny, różny…
in Spanish distinto…
in Portuguese dessemelhante, diferente…
in German verschieden…
in Catalan diferent…
in Japanese (~と)違う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不同的,不相似的,有区别的…
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