Today’s word is: differentiate. The meaning of differentiate is: to show or find the difference between things; to make someone or something different; that quality or feature which makes one thing different from the other.
In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word differentiate. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The word differentiate means to show or find the difference between things or that quality or feature which makes one thing different from the other.
For example, we may say that it is important to differentiate between fact and fiction.
Or the cool weather at a hill station differentiates itself from hot weather at the nearby city of Mumbai.
Listen carefully how we can use the word differentiate in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: Ashok realised that there were plenty of accounting software in the market. Hence, he added many new features that would differentiate his software from his competitors.
Example number 2 of 8: A popular social messaging App allows us to get an acknowledgement when the message is read by the receiver. This differentiating feature has resulted in millions of downloads for the App.
Example number 3 of 8: Kate suffered from colour blindness from her childhood. Due to this, she was unable to differentiate between different colours and could not join the defense services.
Example number 4 of 8: Rishi and Krish are identical twins. Often, in their class room, there are moments of fun when teachers can not differentiate between them.
Example number 5 of 8: The symptoms of many diseases are very similar. Sometimes, even experienced doctors find it difficult to differentiate between these. Hence, advanced diagnostic tests are carried out to identify the exact nature of the disease.
Example number 6 of 8: The pink colour of the houses in Jaipur city is a differentiating feature. Therefore, the city is popularly known as the pink city.
Example number 7 of 8: Tara got trained to be a Tea Specialist. This taught her to differentiate between dozens of varieties of tea just by smelling them.
Example number 8 of 8: We observe that in a progressive (means developing)society, men and women get equal opportunities. This means there is no differentiation on the basis of gender.
Today we learnt the word differentiate which means to show or find the difference between things; to make someone or something different; that quality or feature which makes one thing different from the other.
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