dissimilate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- +‎ Latin similis (like), modelled on assimilate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈsɪmɪleɪt/

Verb[edit]

dissimilate (third-person singular simple present dissimilates, present participle dissimilating, simple past and past participle dissimilated)

  1. (rare, transitive) To make dissimilar or unlike.
  2. (rare, intransitive) To become dissimilar or unlike.

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