different different  /ˈdɪ fə rənt/


  1. (adj) unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
  2. (adj) distinctly separate from the first
  3. (adj) differing from all others; not ordinary
  4. (adj) marked by dissimilarity
  5. (adj) distinct or separate



  1. Illustration for PTI by Alex Nabaum Odiambo's demonstration plots are an opening salvo in a battle between two very different agricultural philosophies.
  2. To determine whether Starbucks and McDonald's customers are the same or different species, I turned to Hitwise data.
  3. However, with the market inefficiencies that we expose here, oil suppliers can regain the upper hand by artificially inflating demand using a different market.


  1. Different expectations led to Stewart's resignation

    Different expectations lead to Stacey Stewart's resignation
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Marco Eagle

  2. Future iPhone May Look Very Different

    The next version of the software for the iPhone looks incredibly different than past versions and, according to a new report from Reuters, the next versions of the iPhone hardware could look starkly different, as well. Apple is reportedly looking at iPhones with bigger screens...        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. ‘Different’ Bruins Team Looking for Similar Results on Eve of Stanley Cup Final (Video)

    This year’s Bruins roster does not look a whole lot different from the one that brought the Stanley Cup home to Boston two years ago. Only three players that saw time during the 2011 playoffs (Tim Thomas, Tomas Kaberle and Mark Recchi) are no longer with the team, but alternate captain Patrice Bergeron told NESN’s Jack […]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network


  1. ...is an invitation to racial profiling, an impediment to effective policing and a usurpation of federal authority, Mr. Obama said, evoking a future where "different rules for immigration will apply in different parts of the country."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "The goal was very important," England coach Fabio Capello said. "We could have played a different style."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Our proudest boast of our free speech jurisprudence is that we protect the freedom to express 'the thought that we hate,'" Alito said, quoting a previous court decision. "Today's decision rests on a very different principle: no freedom for...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: The Associated Press

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