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verb differentiate pronunciation in American English /ˌdɪfəˈrenʃiˌeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydifferentiate
he/she/itdifferentiates
present participledifferentiating
past tensedifferentiated
past participledifferentiated
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to see or show a difference between things
    differentiate between: Neil is color-blind and cannot differentiate between red and green.
    Present your main arguments in clearly differentiated paragraphs.
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  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 American English /ˌdɪfərenʃiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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