different/ ˈdɪf ər ənt, ˈdɪf rənt /

not alike in character or quality; distinct in nature; dissimilar:
The two brothers are very different, although they are identical twins.
not identical; separate or distinct:
When I asked for directions, three people gave me three different answers.
various; several:
Different people told me the same story.
not ordinary; unusual:
I know my new hat is a bit different, but I thought I’d try it out.

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