differentiate

differentiate
1. transitive verb
unterscheiden
2. intransitive verb
1) (recognize the difference) unterscheiden; differenzieren
2) (treat something differently) einen Unterschied machen; differenzieren
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[-'renʃieit]
verb
1) (to see or be able to tell a difference (between): I cannot even differentiate a blackbird and a starling.) unterscheiden zwischen
2) ((with between) to treat differently: She does not differentiate between her two children although one is adopted.) einen Unterschied machen
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dif·fer·en·ti·ate
[ˌdɪfəˈren(t)ʃieɪt]
I. vi unterscheiden, einen Unterschied machen, differenzieren
I'm not very good at differentiating between wines ich kann Weine nicht sehr gut voneinander unterscheiden
II. vt
to \differentiate sb/sth from sb/sth jdn/etw von jdm/etw unterscheiden
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["dIfə'renʃIeɪt]
1. vt
unterscheiden; (MATH) differenzieren

to differentiate x and y/x from y — x und y voneinander/x von y unterscheiden

2. vi
unterscheiden, einen Unterschied machen, differenzieren; (two things = become different) sich unterschiedlich or anders entwickeln

to differentiate between people — einen Unterschied zwischen Menschen machen

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differentiate [ˌdıfəˈrenʃıeıt]
A v/t
1. unterscheiden (from von):
I can’t differentiate these two books ich kann diese beiden Bücher nicht voneinander unterscheiden
2. unterscheiden, einen Unterschied machen zwischen (dat)
3. voneinander abgrenzen
4. auch BIOL differenzieren, spezialisieren:
be differentiated B 1
5. MATH differenzieren, eine Funktion ableiten
B v/i
1. sich differenzieren, sich unterscheiden, sich verschieden entwickeln (alle:
from von)
2. differenzieren, einen Unterschied machen, unterscheiden (alle:
between zwischen dat):
I can’t differentiate between these two books ich kann diese beiden Bücher nicht voneinander unterscheiden
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1. transitive verb
unterscheiden
2. intransitive verb
1) (recognize the difference) unterscheiden; differenzieren
2) (treat something differently) einen Unterschied machen; differenzieren
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v.
differenzieren v.
unterscheiden v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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