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ˌkɒn trə dɪˈstɪŋk ʃəncon·tradis·tinc·tion

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  1. contradistinctionnoun

    a distinction drawn on the basis of contrast

    "sculpture in contradistinction to painting"

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  1. contradistinctionnoun

    Synonyms:
    distinction (by opposite qualities)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "contradistinction":

    contrast

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  1. Edith Wharton:

    How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be American before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries?


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