from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of differ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unlike; dissimilar; different.
- Quarreling; contending; conflicting.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
III. vi.86 (243,5) T.at nothing-gift of differing multitudes] [T. deferring] He is followed by Sir T. HANMER and Dr. WARBURT.N; but I do not see why _differing_ may not be a general epithet, and the expression equivalent to the _many-headed_ rabble.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has written to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to reaffirm friendship despite what he refers to as their "differing views on the Middle East".
In his speech Tuesday night, Romney listed what he called the differing ideologies between himself and the president, promising to balance the budget without raising taxes and saying "together we will build an America where hope is a new job with a paycheck, not a faded word on an old bumper sticker."
Policymakers need to ensure that macro-prudential policies in differing countries -- when designed and implemented -- do not contradict or offset each other.
Add to that the already taxing process of producing the film in differing formats (i.e. 2D film, 2D digital, 3D, IMAX, etc.), plus the burden of an international day-and-date release, and you have a logistical nightmare.
This is a handy little quick read for anyone that is studying teaching English as a second language or anyone just interested in differing cultures.
Much more straightforward is George and Ira Gershwin's classic from 1937, wherein differing regional pronunciations of potato and tomato first attack but then seal forever a strong new love.
Having said that, it is risky to allow current indicated meanings to drift too far from past meanings, for fear of confusion over what is meant within differing generations of common understandings, texts and transcriptions.
The key I think is that information, however private or public, somehow needs to be understood and placed in differing temporal and social dimensions.
The one where US citizens wishing to express points of view differing from the Bush/Cheney Administration were herded into pens, then arrested?
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