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differential
American English: /ˌdɪfəˈrɛn(t)ʃ(ə)l/
British English: /ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃ(ə)l/

Translation of differential in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (Finance)
    (rate/tariff/rent)
    Example sentences
    • This seems realistic as we have no evidence to suggest that management of risk factors may have differential benefit according to ethnic origin.
    • This emphasizes isoform-specific functions in relation to tissue water permeation or growth as well as differential responses to varying extents of the same abiotic stressor.
    • These differential effects did not depend on the child's age or parents' level of education.
  • 2 (Mathematics)
    (equation/operator)
    Example sentences
    • At Zurich, in addition to his work on set theory he also worked on differential geometry, number theory, probability theory and the foundations of mathematics.
    • This ‘index theorem’ had antecedents in algebraic geometry and led to important new links between differential geometry, topology and analysis.
    • His second area of work was on differential geometry in particular the theory of quadratic differential quantics.

noun

  • 1
    (especially British English) (Business)
    price/wage differentials
    diferenciales de precios/salarios
    Example sentences
    • Certainly, the differential between the amount of American workers and Chinese workers will shrink.
    • The result included some desirable elements, such as the differential between urban and non-urban taxes and diesel fuel, but was fatally flawed by the commitment that the price of fuel would not increase.
    • A majority of American states either mandate or permit manual recounting when the differential between the machine vote totals for opposing candidates is within a certain margin.
    Example sentences
    • These include the recognition of regional wage differentials.
    • Factors of production do not move easily across national boundaries in response to wage price differentials.
    • And it is also true that wage differentials between the public and private sector pay have increased.

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    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.