sharp contrast

sharp contrast
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  • in sharp contrast — (to sth) ► in a way that is clearly recognized as different to something else: »Sales were particularly strong last month, in sharp contrast to its main competitors. Main Entry: ↑sharp …   Financial and business terms

  • in sharp contrast to sth — in sharp contrast (to sth) ► in a way that is clearly recognized as different to something else: »Sales were particularly strong last month, in sharp contrast to its main competitors. Main Entry: ↑sharp …   Financial and business terms

  • sharp — [ʆɑːp ǁ ʆɑːrp] adjective a sharp increase, fall etc is very sudden and very big: • a sharp rise in interest rates • Unemployment generally brings a sharp fall in income. • The group reported a sharp decline in full year profits. sharply adverb …   Financial and business terms

  • sharp — [shärp] adj. [ME < OE scearp, akin to Ger scharf, ON skarpr < IE * (s)kerb(h) < base * (s)ker , to cut > SHEAR, HARVEST, L caro, flesh] 1. suitable for use in cutting or piercing; having a very thin edge or fine point; keen 2. having… …   English World dictionary

  • contrast — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, marked, sharp, stark, strong ▪ There is a stark contrast between the lives of the rich and those of the poor. ▪ complete …   Collocations dictionary

  • sharp — 1 adjective 1 ABLE TO CUT having a very thin edge or point that can cut things easily: Peel the apples using a sharp knife. | The metal was jagged with lots of sharp edges. | razor sharp (=very sharp) opposite blunt 1 (1) 2 SOUNDS loud, short,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • contrast — con|trast1 W2 [ˈkɔntra:st US ˈka:ntræst] n 1.) [U and C] a difference between people, ideas, situations, things etc that are being compared ▪ While there are similarities in the two cultures, there are also great contrasts. contrast between ▪ the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp — sharp1 W2S3 [ʃa:p US ʃa:rp] adj comparative sharper superlative sharpest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(able to cut easily)¦ 2¦(turn)¦ 3¦(increase/change)¦ 4¦(difference)¦ 5¦(pain/feelings)¦ 6¦(disapproving)¦ 7¦(intelligent)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp — sharp1 [ ʃarp ] adjective *** ▸ 1 pointed ▸ 2 sudden & big/strong etc. ▸ 3 quick to notice/react ▸ 4 clear and with detail ▸ 5 showing someone is annoyed ▸ 6 clearly different ▸ 7 fashionable ▸ 8 with bitter flavor ▸ 9 wind/frost: very cold ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sharp — [[t]ʃɑ͟ː(r)p[/t]] ♦♦ sharps, sharper, sharpest 1) ADJ GRADED A sharp point or edge is very thin and can cut through things very easily. A sharp knife, tool, or other object has a point or edge of this kind. The other end of the twig is sharpened… …   English dictionary

  • sharp — I UK [ʃɑː(r)p] / US [ʃɑrp] adjective Word forms sharp : adjective sharp comparative sharper superlative sharpest *** 1) a sharp object has an edge that can cut or an end that is pointed Cut the melon in half using a sharp knife. The cage should… …   English dictionary


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