perceivable dissimilarity
index distinction (difference), identity (individuality)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • distinction — distinctionless, adj. /di stingk sheuhn/, n. 1. a marking off or distinguishing as different: His distinction of sounds is excellent. 2. the recognizing or noting of differences; discrimination: to make a distinction between right and wrong. 3. a …   Universalium

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