Contradistinctive
Contradistinctive Con`tra*dis*tinc"tive, a. having the quality of contradistinction; distinguishing by contrast. -- {Con`tra*dis*tinc"tive}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Contradistinctive — Con tra*dis*tinc tive, a. having the quality of contradistinction; distinguishing by contrast. {Con tra*dis*tinc tive}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contradistinctive — index different Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • contradistinctive — adjective see contradistinction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • contradistinctive — See contradistinction. * * * …   Universalium

  • contradistinctive — adj. remarkable through difference, distinctive by contrast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contradistinctive — con·tra·distinctive …   English syllables

  • contradistinctive — …   Useful english dictionary

  • contradistinction — contradistinctive, adj. contradistinctively, adv. /kon treuh di stingk sheuhn/, n. distinction by opposition or contrast: plants and animals in contradistinction to humans. [1640 50; CONTRA 1 + DISTINCTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • contradistinction — noun Date: 1647 distinction by means of contrast < painting in contradistinction to sculpture > • contradistinctive adjective • contradistinctively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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