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  Definition of differentiation
  1. the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function
  2. a discrimination between things as different and distinct; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"
  3. (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function; "cell differentiation in the developing embryo"
Similar Words: distinction, specialization, specialisation

 

Hyponyms: contradistinction, line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast, hairsplitting, word-splitting

 

Derivational Morphology: differentiate, distinguish, separate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, mark, speciate, specialize, specialise

 

 
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