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1‘differential treatment is accorded to working- and middle-class crime’
distinctive, different, dissimilar, contrasting, divergent, disparate, contrastive
distinguishing, discriminating, discriminatory
similar, the same
1‘the cost differential is rapidly diminishing’
difference, gap, gulf, divergence, disparity, discrepancy, imbalance, inequality, contrast, distinction
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.