contradistinction contradistinction

Definition(s):

  • (n) a distinction drawn on the basis of contrast

Usage(s):

  1. This is in contradistinction to life in the Krzeminski mob back in Buffalo.
  2. I myself, as well as Foreign Minister Stresemann, believe the pact means peace in contradistinction to the pre-War European balance of power.
  3. You intimate that it is totalitarian to save democracy in Chinain contradistinction to the Yenan regime which is totalitarian in order to remain so.
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