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difference

noun   /ˈdɪf·əəns/
A2 the way in which two people or things are not the same diferencia What’s the difference between an ape and a monkey?
B1 the amount by which one thing is different from another diferencia There’s a big difference in age between them.
make a difference
to have an effect on a situation hacer la diferencia 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 da igual Do what you like – it doesn’t make any difference.
tell the difference
to notice the way in which two things are different notar la diferencia This coffee is half the price of that one, but I can’t tell the difference.
a difference of opinion
a disagreement una diferencia de opiniones They had a difference of opinion about/over their daughter’s education.
(Definition of difference from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

difference

noun /ˈdifrəns/
what makes one thing unlike another diferencia I can’t see any difference between these two pictures It doesn’t make any difference to me whether you go or stay There’s not much difference between them.
an act of differing, especially a disagreement diferencia We had a difference of opinion Have they settled their differences? (= Have they stopped arguing?).
the amount by which one quantity or number is greater than another diferencia If you buy it for me, I’ll give you $6 now and make up the difference later.
different adjective
(often with from) not the same diferente These gloves are not a pair – they’re different My ideas are different from his.
differentiate /-ˈrenʃieit/ verb
to see or be able to tell a difference (between) diferenciar, distinguir It’s difficult to differentiate between the two birds because they look very similar.
(with between) to treat differently hacer diferencias (entre) She does not differentiate between her two children although one is adopted.
differentiation noun
diferenciación differentiation in prices.
different is followed by from (not than).
(Definition of difference from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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