Definition of 'contrast'
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They are merely two contrasting ways of viewing a situation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He plays in stark contrast to how he looks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fortunes of the two clubs could hardy be in sharper contrast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So which of these contrasting approaches is going to work best for a museum? Times, Sunday Times (2016) Compare and contrast with the best. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a sobering picture, in contrast to the better prospects for the balance of payments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His life at the summit of the British tech industry contrasts sharply with his upbringing on the south coast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now consider the contrast with Bournemouth's attacking strength. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any noodles will work here but Japanese buckwheat noodles provide a pretty contrast of colour, texture and flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The vibrant colours and contrasting textures look and taste wonderful. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The different pictures were then contrasted to see which colour was picked up best. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The contrast to four years ago is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The contrast or brightness of the image can be varied to emphasise areas or tissues of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now is the time to compare and contrast. The Sun (2015)The outcomes from the two episodes stand in stark contrast to one another. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This year he had two contrasting films released. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Software adjusts the colours and contrast of photos. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are others whose attitudes to their congenital condition are in sharp contrast to this. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)He has a contrasting effect on the two sets of bowlers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This week was one of contrasting headlines. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Lanzarote is a complete contrast for its sheer weirdness. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The contrasting textures and colours work really well together. The Sun (2013)Her work presented a lively contrast to the images by predominantly male war artists sent back from abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The poverty of southern and central Italy was in great contrast to the progress of the north. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)In contrasting these two approaches, the present chapter serves a dual purpose. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)DRAMA of the second half was a great contrast to the first. The Sun (2012)He rarely bucked or challenged the corrupt status quo - in stark contrast to his image as a reformer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Canada is a country of contrasts, with cosmopolitan cities backed by some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I always find extremes the really rich places, where you get the most vivid contrast between sounds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By contrast, consider the surreal situation in Greece. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nine years, by contrast, sounds a bit too long. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'contrast'
British English: contrast /ˈkɒntrɑːst/ NOUN
A contrast is a great difference between two or more things.
...the contrast between town and country.
- American English: contrast
- Arabic: تَبايُن
- Brazilian Portuguese: contraste
- Chinese: 对照
- Croatian: kontrast
- Czech: protiklad
- Danish: kontrast
- Dutch: contrast
- European Spanish: contraste
- Finnish: kontrasti
- French: contraste
- German: Kontrast
- Greek: αντίθεση
- Italian: contrasto
- Japanese: 相違
- Korean: 대조
- Norwegian: kontrast
- Polish: kontrast
- European Portuguese: contraste
- Romanian: contrast
- Russian: контраст
- Spanish: contraste
- Swedish: kontrast
- Thai: ความแตกต่าง
- Turkish: zıtlık
- Ukrainian: контраст
- Vietnamese: sự tương phản
British English: contrast VERB
If you contrast one thing with another, you point out or consider the differences between those things.
She contrasted the situation then with the present crisis.
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