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Adjective
That serves to distinguish
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“To learn their craft well is the key distinguishing ambition of this group.”
Adjective
Distinguished by a unique attribute
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Adjective
Consisting of many different elements
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Adjective
Characteristic of a particular person or thing
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Existing by itself
Verb
Discerning what somebody is saying
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“Mark scanned the room intently, attempting to distinguish the mood of the guests who had arrived.”
Verb
Present participle for to identify differences in
“Pinker suggests that our love of music developed from an evolutionary need to distinguish different sounds.”
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Present participle for to assort according to type, category or class
“Researchers were asked to distinguish the specimens by size and stability.”
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Present participle for to be an identifying characteristic or mark of
“His honesty would distinguish him from the rest of the candidates.”
Verb
Present participle for to make oneself noticeably different or better from others, typically through accomplishments
“The organization would distinguish Fernandes with a medal of honor for her contributions to science.”
Noun
The act, or result, of comparing two things or people
Noun
The action or process of identifying someone or something or the fact of being identified
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Designating
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The action or process of identifying the presence of something concealed
Noun
The act of severing or the state of being severed
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Noun
The area or distance within which something can be heard
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