Definition of contrastive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

contrastive

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//kənˈtrɑːstɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈtræstɪv//
 
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showing the differences between languages a contrastive analysis of British and Australian English
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