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un·like

 (ŭn-līk′)
adj.
1. Not alike; different: For twins, they are very unlike.
2. Not equal, as in amount.
prep.
1. Different from; not like: She's unlike the rest of her family.
2. Not typical of: It's unlike him not to call.

unlike

(ʌnˈlaɪk)
adj
1. not alike; dissimilar or unequal; different
2. archaic unlikely
prep
not like; not typical of: unlike his father, he lacks intelligence.
unˈlikeness n

un•like

(ʌnˈlaɪk)

adj.
1. different, dissimilar, or unequal; not alike: They gave unlike accounts of the incident.
prep.
2. dissimilar to; different from: She is unlike my sister in many ways.
3. not typical or characteristic of.
[1150–1200]
un•like′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unlike - marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"
like, similar - resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike devotion"; "a dreamlike quality"
2.unlike - not equal in amountunlike - not equal in amount; "they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities"
unequal - poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
like, same - equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "the same number"

unlike

preposition
1. different from, dissimilar to, not resembling, far from, not like, distinct from, incompatible with, unrelated to, distant from, unequal to, far apart from, divergent from, not similar to, as different as chalk and cheese from (informal) She was unlike him in every way except her eyes.
different from similar to, like, related to, equal to, matched with, compatible with
2. contrasted with, not like, in contradiction to, in contrast with or to, as opposed to, differently from, opposite to Unlike aerobics, walking entails no expensive fees.

unlike

adjective
Not like another in nature, quality, amount, or form:
Translations
غَيْر مُمَيِّزمُتَخالِف، غَيْر مٌتَشابِهمُخْتَلِفٌ عَنْ
na rozdíl odnepodobnýodlišný
forskelligtil forskel fraukarakteristisk
toisin kuin
za razliku od
nem jellemző
ólíkur
・・・と違って
...과는 다른
nebūdingas
atšķirīgsdažādsneraksturīgsnetipiskspretējs
različenv nasprotju
olik
ไม่เหมือน
benzemeyen-den farklı-e/a yakışmayanfarklı olarak
không giống

unlike

[ˈʌnˈlaɪk]
A. PREPa diferencia de
unlike him, I really enjoy flyinga diferencia de él, a mí me encanta viajar en avión
I, unlike othersyo, a diferencia de otros ...
it's quite unlike himno es nada característico de él
the photo is quite unlike himla foto no se le parece en absoluto
B. ADJdistinto (Math) → de signo contrario
they are quite unlikeson muy distintos, no se parecen en nada

unlike

[ˌʌnˈlaɪk]
adj (= different) → différent(e)
to be unlike sb/sth → être différent(e) de qn/qch
prep
(= in contrast to) → à la différence de, contrairement à
Unlike him, I really enjoy flying → Contrairement à lui, j'adore prendre l'avion.
(= untypical of) to be unlike sb → ne pas ressembler à qn
It's most unlike him → Ça ne lui ressemble pas du tout.

unlike

prep
(= uncharacteristic of) to be quite unlike somebodyjdm (gar) nicht ähnlichsehen; (behaviour also) → überhaupt nicht zu jdm passen; how unlike him not to have told usdas sieht ihm gar nicht ähnlich, dass er uns nichts gesagt hat
(= not resembling) this photograph is quite unlike herdieses Foto sieht ihr gar nicht ähnlich; this house is unlike their former onedieses Haus ist ganz anders als ihr früheres

unlike

[ˌʌnˈlaɪk]
1. adjdiverso/a, dissimile
that photo is quite unlike her → quella foto non le somiglia affatto
it's quite unlike him to do that → non è da lui fare una cosa simile
2. prepa differenza di, contrariamente a
I, unlike others ... → diversamente dagli or a differenza degli altri, io...

unlike

(anˈlaik) adjective
1. different (from). I never saw twins who were so unlike (each other); Unlike poles of a magnet attract each other.
2. not typical or characteristic of. It is unlike Mary to be so silly.

unlike

مُخْتَلِفٌ عَنْ na rozdíl od til forskel fra anders als διαφορετικός diferente de toisin kuin contrairement à za razliku od diverso da ・・・と違って ...과는 다른 in tegenstelling tot i motsetning til w odróżnieniu od ao contrário de в отличие от olik ไม่เหมือน farklı olarak không giống 和...不同
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Unlike the place they had left, all this work was done on one floor; and instead of there being one line of carcasses which moved to the workmen, there were fifteen or twenty lines, and the men moved from one to another of these.