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Translation of diferenciar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • (colores/sonidos)
    to tell the difference between
    differentiate between
    tell … apart
    no sabe diferenciar entre estas dos plantas
    he can't differentiate between o tell the difference between these two plants
    he can't tell these two plants apart
    diferenciar algo de algono diferencia lo que está bien de lo que está mal
    he doesn't know the difference between right and wrong
    he can't differentiate between right and wrong
    he can't distinguish between right and wrong

also: diferenciarse verbo pronominal

  • ¿en qué se diferencia esta especie?
    what is different about this species?
    what makes this species different?
    how does this species differ?
    diferenciarse de algo/alguiensolo se diferencia del otro en or por el precio
    the only difference between this one and the other one is the price
    se diferencia de ella en muchas cosas
    he's different from her in many ways
Example sentences
  • En una primera instancia se debe diferenciar la consulta del referéndum.
  • La nueva estrategia se diferencia claramente de la anterior en varios elementos.
  • Hay saber diferenciar las cosas no escribir por escribir estupideces.

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