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diferencia

Translation of diferencia in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 (disparidad) difference la diferencia de edad entre ellos the age difference o/or age gap between them salieron con una diferencia de pocos minutos they left a few minutes apart a diferencia del marido, ella es encantadora unlike her husband, she's really charming es un hombre alegre, a diferencia de su antecesor que … he is a cheerful man, in contrast to o/or unlike his predecessor who … cagarse or sentarse en la diferencia [vulgar] (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) , ¿$20 en vez de $19,99? ¡me cago en la diferencia! [vulgar] $20 instead of $19.99? big difference! o big deal! o that's a hell of a difference! [ironic] antes me importaba mucho pero ahora me siento en la diferencia it used to bother me a lot, but now I couldn't give a damn o/or I couldn't care less [familiar/colloquial] con diferencia, es, con diferencia, la más inteligente de las dos hermanas she's easily o far and away o by far the more intelligent of the two sisters, she's the more intelligent of the two sisters by a long way o/or by far este restaurante es mucho mejor, y con diferencia this restaurant's better by far o/or by a long way

    Compounds

    diferencia horaria

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