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different from/different than

Different from is traditionally the preferredexpression.

Although the ultrasonic method is differentfrom common detection approaches, it reduces certainrisks.

Different than should be limited to contrasts betweensomething and a following whole clause.

The ultrasonic method is different than ourengineers said it would be.

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