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difference

noun
 
/ˈdɪf·əəns/
A2 the way in which two people or things are not the same
違い
What’s the difference between an ape and a monkey?
B1 the amount by which one thing is different from another
There’s a big difference in age between them.
make a difference to have an effect on a situation
違いが生じる
Changing my appearance made a big difference to how I felt about myself.
tell the difference to notice the way in which two things are different
区別する
This coffee is half the price of that one, but I can’t tell the difference.
a difference of opinion a disagreement
意見の違い
They had a difference of opinion about/over their daughter’s education.
(Definition of difference from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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