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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
contrast /'kɔntræst/
  • danh từ (+ between)
    • sự tương phản, sự trái ngược (giữa)
      • the contrast between light and shade: sự tương phản giữa ánh sáng và bóng tối
      • to put colours in contrast: để cho màu sắc tương phản nhau, để cho màu sắc đối chọi nhau
    • (+ to) cái tương phản (với)
    • động từ
      • làm tương phản, làm trái ngược; đối chiếu để làm nổi bật những điểm khác nhau; tương phản nhau, trái ngược hẳn
        • thesee two colours contrast very well: hai màu này tương phản với nhau rất nổ
        • his actions contrast with his words: hành động của của hắn trái ngược với lời nói của hắn
    Concise Dictionary
    +the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    +the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
    +a conceptual separation or distinction
    +the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
    +the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)
    +put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
    +to show differences when compared; be different

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 juxtapose, oppose, compare, distinguish, differentiate, discriminate, set or place against; set off:
    Contrast life in the 18th century with life today.
    2 conflict, differ or diverge or deviate (from):
    The two styles contrast sharply. Australian speech contrasts with that of Canada in many respects.
    3 comparison; difference, distinction, disparity, dissimilarity:
    The author emphasizes the contrasts between the two economic policies.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + adjective
    [usually before noun] very different in style, colour or attitude: bright, contrasting colours + The book explores contrasting views of the poet's early work.

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