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verb differentiate pronunciation in British English /ˌdɪfəˈrenʃieɪt/
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present tense
present participledifferentiating
past tensedifferentiated
past participledifferentiated
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to see or show a difference between things
    differentiate between:

    Neil is colour-blind and cannot differentiate between red and green.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to be the quality or fact that makes one thing different from another
    differentiate something from something:

    The ability to speak differentiates humans from other animals.

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 differentiate pronunciation in British English /ˌdɪfərenʃiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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