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Definition

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Differential

The result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

Examples

Differential treatment

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Deferential

Showing deference

Examples

Canadians, in particular, are conventionally regarded as being more deferential toward authority than Americans

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