contradistinctively

contradistinction

[kon-truh-di-stingk-shuhn]
noun
distinction by opposition or contrast: plants and animals in contradistinction to humans.

Origin:
1640–50; contra-1 + distinction

contradistinctive, adjective
contradistinctively, adverb
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contradistinction (ˌkɒntrədɪˈstɪŋkʃən)
 
n
a distinction made by contrasting different qualities
 
contradis'tinctive
 
adj
 
contradis'tinctively
 
adv

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contradistinction
1640s, from contra- + distinction.
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