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differentiate (someone or something) from (someone or something)

1. To distinguish one person or thing from someone or something else. I have a very hard time differentiating the Westie from the Cairn Terrier—they just look the same to me.
2. To make multiple people or things noticeably different. We hung floral garlands to differentiate the wedding area from the reception area.
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differentiate between (someone or something)

1. To distinguish between multiple people or things. I have a very hard time differentiating between the Westie and the Cairn Terrier—they both look the same to me!
2. To make multiple people or things noticeably different. We hung floral garlands to differentiate between the wedding and reception areas.

differentiate between (someone or something and someone or something else)

 
1. to recognize the difference between people or things in any combination. (Usually refers to two entities.) In your painting, I cannot differentiate between the costume of the figure in front and the flowers in the background. Can't you differentiate between Billy and his brother? I can't differentiate between a donkey and a burro.
2. to establish or create the difference between people or things. Why don't you paint in some highlights to differentiate between the figure in the foreground and the flowers in the background?

differentiate (someone or something) from (someone or something else)

 
1. to recognize the difference between people and things; to tell the difference between people and things. How do you differentiate this one from that one? Can you differentiate Bill from Bob?
2. to make people and things different. I will differentiate this one from that one by painting this one red. The twins' mother used different-colored clothing to differentiate Bill from Bob.
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After providing teachers with the information for creating their own tiered lessons and understanding the model in which to implement these lessons, Adams and Pierce (2006) provide a list of resources about curriculum writing, classroom management, differentiated instructional strategies, learning profiles, and differentiated assessments.
Engineered this way or simply taken from a tissue, differentiated cells from therapeutic clones should not be rejected by the immune system when they are used to treat the donor's own illness; instead, they have the better chance to become a new form of medicine, a tissue replacement treatment designed solely for the one person who donates the nucleus.
With increasing competition, the industry is moving rapidly towards differentiated services.
Outside partnerships, carefully crafted, will help to provide a full spectrum of service and value in a highly differentiated world.
Differentiated nursing practice is a phrase used to describe the sorting of roles, functions, and work of registered nurses according to some identified criteria, commonly education, clinical experience, and competence (Boston, 1990).
Chemical producers who can strategically and quickly change their traditional view and offer differentiated logistics services will create competitive advantages, build customer loyalty and increase their bottom-line.
Global Banking News-September 5, 2013--Reserve Bank of India considering differentiated licensing for banks(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Chapters on time management strategies, supporting students who are low achieving, and challenging students who are gifted and high achieving empower the instructor with differentiated pedagogical practices.
Although research on the effectiveness of differentiated and enriched instruction in improving the achievement of diverse students is still emerging, some studies suggest that students in academically diverse classrooms benefited academically from differentiated learning experiences.
The stem cells differentiated into bone when grown on stiffer scaffolds, and into fat when grown on more flexible scaffolds.
Lesson Design for Differentiated Instruction, Grades 4-9 (ISBN: 978-1-4129-5982- 7) offers easy-to-implement ideas for teachers who are new to differentiating instruction.
Contract notice: implementation of differentiated management plans and support post management plans for 3 municipalities (puyloubier, simiane-collongue and coudoux) of the arc watershed
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This grading system in practice helps in connection between the scores of malignancy and prognosis of tumour11 Grading system is categorized as highly, moderately and poorly differentiated. Broders classification 1920 a quantitative grading system for cancer.12
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