[ dif ]
/ dɪf /
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difference: What's the dif where you buy it, as long as you get it?
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Origin of dif
First recorded in 1910–15; by shortening
Other definitions for dif (2 of 3)
variant of dis-1 before f: differ.
Other definitions for dif (3 of 3)
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How to use dif in a sentence
An interesting question is whether our mental dif ferences have any relation or connection with one another.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle
In pronouncing notice carefully to which syllable a consonant belongs; as in dif-fer-ent, beau-ti-fy, dai-sy.Business English|Rose Buhlig
"Dar's an awful 'stonishin' dif'erens 'tween a catfish and a perk," interposed Uncle Pius.The Cave by the Beech Fork|Henry S. Spalding
Undifferencing, un-dif′e-ren-sing, adj. not making any difference.
So much for the woman suffragist's protest that she can conceive of no reason for a dif- ferential rate of pay for man.The Unexpurgated Case Against Women Suffrage|Almroth E. Wright