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difference

noun
 
/ˈdɪf·əəns/
A2 the way in which two people or things are not the same
diferença
What’s the difference between an ape and a monkey?
B1 the amount by which one thing is different from another
diferença
There’s a big difference in age between them.
make a difference to have an effect on a situation
fazer uma diferença
Changing my appearance made a big difference to how I felt about myself.
it makes no difference; it doesn’t make any difference it is not important
dá no mesmo
Do what you like – it doesn’t make any difference.
tell the difference to notice the way in which two things are different
notar a diferença
This coffee is half the price of that one, but I can’t tell the difference.
a difference of opinion a disagreement
uma divergência de opiniões
They had a difference of opinion about/over their daughter’s education.
(Definition of difference from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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