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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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_contra-_ + _distinction_

contra- + distinction

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - NOUN
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CONTRADISTINCTION (_plural_ CONTRADISTINCTIONS) * The quality of being contradistinctive. * Distinction by contrast; the displaying of something, _A_, to show what _B_ is not. * 1911: Ambrose Bierce, _The Devil's Dictionary_ PANTHEISM n _The doctrine that everything is God, in CONTRADISTINCTION to the doctrine that God is everything._ _We used hamburgers and soda in CONTRADISTINCTION to healthy food._ DERIVED TERMS * contradistinctive * contradistinctively RELATED TERMS * contradistinguish TRANSLATIONS

contradistinction (plural contradistinctions)

  1. The quality of being contradistinctive.
  2. Distinction by contrast; the displaying of something, A, to show what B is not.
    We used hamburgers and soda in contradistinction to healthy food.

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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* contradistinction in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * contradistinction in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * contradistinction at _OneLook Dictionary Search_


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