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A difference or contrast between similar things or people
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“The distinction between the two concepts is fiercely contested and often blurred.”
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The act of distinguishing or discriminating
“There is a distinction to be made between resting and slacking.”
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A quality that gives something special worth or a point of difference
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“It has the distinction of being the only desk that can be perfectly adjusted to fit the pupil occupying it.”
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Exceptionally high in quality, class or refinement
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“He lays claim to being a skilled tailor who specializes in suits of distinction.”
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A quality or characteristic that is honorable or meritorious
“Nobody can deny that she has served her country with distinction and strength.”
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The state or fact of being above others in status, rank or importance
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“Having such an able mentor and example to follow, he quickly became an artist of distinction.”
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Public admiration or acknowledgment for an achievement
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“She received some well-deserved distinction for her outstanding contributions to the industry.”
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Something awarded in recognition of achievement
“She came home with news of having won a distinction for an essay she wrote for a competition at school.”
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The property of being separate
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The quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner
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Exceptional talent or intelligence
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The characteristic of being tangible
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A fine or petty point of conduct or procedure
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Grandeur, brilliance, lavishness or splendor
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Discrimination of a reactant towards a choice of other reactants
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A minor distinction
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The action of disconnecting or separating or the state of being disconnected
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Dividing line
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Something given as a reward, prize, or incentive
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State of being precise or particular
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The act of choosing
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The balance of advantage; superiority in strength, power, or resources
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Distinguishing characteristics
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(usually used in plural form "values") Principles or standards of behavior
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