differentiate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /dɪf.əˈrɛn.ʃi.eɪt/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌdɪ.fəˈrɛnt.ʃi.eɪt/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
differentiate

Third-person singular
differentiates

Past tense
differentiated

Past participle
differentiated

Present participle
differentiating

  1. (transitive) When you something from another, you are trying to show or highlight the differences between them.
  2. (transitive) (mathematics) When you differentiate a function, you are trying to calculate the derivative (the gradient function) of it.

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