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Noun
The state of being strikingly different from something else in juxtaposition or close association
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“Any contrast between Canada and its southern neighbor will always be the subject of media scrutiny.”
Noun
Something or someone having qualities noticeably different from another
“The warm woodfire provided a welcome contrast to the chill outside.”
Noun
The act, or result, of comparing two things or people
Noun
A consideration of things relative to other similar cases
Noun
The sharpness of a subject in a photographic image
Noun
The condition of being double
Noun
The fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect
Noun
The state or condition of being contrastive
Noun
A person or thing that contrasts with and so emphasizes and enhances the qualities of another
Verb
To differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
“We should play some soothing music that will contrast with the foreboding nature of the scenes.”
Verb
To compare in such a way as to emphasize differences
“The report gives us the opportunity to contrast the situation between the two nations.”
Verb
To understand or point out the difference in
Verb
To bring into competition or conflict with
Verb
To be unlike; to not be the same
Verb
To understand or point out the difference in
Verb
Compare, play off
Verb
Set something against something else
Verb
Depart from an established course
Preposition
Against
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