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Semantic meaning of 'indifférenciable' in French, as compared to English

In searching for a suitable translation of 'indistinguishable', I found the French word 'indifférenciable'. http://www.wordreference.com/enfr/indistinguishable From my point of view, as an ...
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What is the difference between “concurrence” and “compétition”, and why?

It always confounded me why Russian language borrowed the Western word “concurrence” (конкуренция) to mean “competition”. English concurrence means “coincidence” or “agreement” more often than not, ...
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Does 'bon marché' have the same connotation of “low quality” as 'cheap' in English

Somehow bon marché and économique sound positive to me, as some kind of praise. In English cheap has a connotation of not good. It can be used for an expensive thing but not well made. Am I just ...