contradistinction definition

  • noun:
    • difference by contrasting or opposing characteristics.
    • Distinction by contrast; the displaying of anything, A, to demonstrate just what B is not.
    • difference by contrast.
    • Distinction by other qualities; direct contrast: generally speaking preceded by in and followed by to.
    • a distinction attracted on the basis of comparison

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