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Verb: contradistinguish  ,kón-tru-di'sting-gwish
  1. Distinguish by contrasting qualities
    "The contradistinguish variables appeared to be either hot or cold"

Derived forms: contradistinguished, contradistinguishes, contradistinguishing

Type of: differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise [Brit], severalize, tell, tell apart

Encyclopedia: Contradistinguish