a diferencia de

English translation: unlike, in contrast to

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Spanish term or phrase:a diferencia
English translation:unlike, in contrast to
Entered by: Catherine Navarro

21:26 Dec 6, 2003
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Spanish term or phrase: a diferencia de
A diferencia de los defectos de nacimiento que se ven en bebés cuando las madres toman XXX, no hay un patrón de defectos de nacimiento cuando los padres toman xxx.

compared to/as opposed to? I'm confusing myself on the simple things...
prciosasoy
unlike, in contrast to
Explanation:
Oxford

a diferencia del marido, ella es encantadora unlike her husband, she’s really charming; es un hombre alegre, a diferencia de su antecesor que … he is a cheerful man, in contrast to

Mike :)
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Local time: 08:18
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5 +4unlike, in contrast to
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unlike, in contrast to


Explanation:
Oxford

a diferencia del marido, ella es encantadora unlike her husband, she’s really charming; es un hombre alegre, a diferencia de su antecesor que … he is a cheerful man, in contrast to

Mike :)

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 08:18
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 12681

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Manuel Ca�edo
0 min
  -> thank you, Manuel - Mike :)

agree  Catherine Navarro: thanks for the quick assist
0 min
  -> You are welcome, preciosaeres - Mike :)

agree  Ana Juliá
1 day 12 hrs

agree  sanlev: unlike-goes the best here.
1 day 18 hrs
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