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    subtlety of language

    Two areas to consider. First, what is the distinction between the terms group, category, class and type. For instance, type-1 diabetes as opposed to category-1 diabetes. Similarly, category of hurricane instead of type of hurricane. Finally, class of drugs instead of type or catergory of drugs.

    Second topic is the distinction between the terms particular, specific, certain and various. Using these terms in conjunction with a word such as event... particular event, specific event and certain event, etc.


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    Re: subtlety of language

    First reaction - have you checked these words in a good dictionary?

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    Re: subtlety of language

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Two areas to consider. First, what is the distinction between the terms group, category, class and type. For instance, type-1 diabetes as opposed to category-1 diabetes. Similarly, category of hurricane instead of type of hurricane. Finally, class of drugs instead of type or catergory of drugs.

    Second topic is the distinction between the terms particular, specific, certain and various. Using these terms in conjunction with a word such as event... particular event, specific event and certain event, etc.


    as anglika hinted, as your question is way too vague, you are better off looking the differences up in a dictionary like this one: www.thefreedictionary.com

    This one is in my opinion by far the best dictionary on the net.

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