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Noun
A difference or contrast between similar things or people
“The United States recently earned the dubious distinction of having the highest incarceration rate in the world.”
Noun
Excellence that sets someone or something apart from others
“They act as a showcase for the farming sector and they have fulfilled that role with flair and distinction for many years.”
Noun
A decoration or honour awarded to someone
“He was awarded the final school certificate with a distinction in 1849.”
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