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adjective different pronunciation in American English /ˈdɪf(ə)rənt/
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  1. 1
    not the same as another person or thing, or not the same as before

    I tried on lots of different hats.

    Her new glasses make her look completely different.

    different from:

    This job is a lot different from what I’m used to.

    different in:

    The two cars are different in shape.

    We need to approach the problem in a different way.

    significantly/markedly/radically/vastly different:

    The other doctor’s attitude was vastly different.

    slightly/somewhat/subtly different:

    three subtly different styles of writing

  2. 2
    [only before noun] different things are separate things of the same kind

    Six different boys asked me to dance.

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  3. 3
    unusual and not like other things of the same kind

    I wanted something a little bit different, so I painted the room green.

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rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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