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Main Entry: dif·fer·ence
Pronunciation: primarystressdif-schwarn(t)s, primarystressdif-(schwa-)rschwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 : the quality or state of being different <the striking difference in the sisters' looks>
2 : the degree or amount by which things differ; especially : the number that is obtained by subtracting one number from another <the difference between 4 and 6 is 2>
3 : a disagreement in opinion <persons unable to settle their differences>
4 : an important change in or effect on a situation <made no difference to me>

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