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a marking off or distinguishing as different:
His distinction of sounds is excellent.
the recognizing or noting of differences; discrimination:
to make a distinction between right and wrong.
a discrimination made between things as different; special regard or favoritism:
Death comes to all without distinction.
condition of being different; difference:
There is a distinction between what he says and what he does.
a distinguishing quality or characteristic:
It has the distinction of being the oldest house in the town.
a distinguishing or treating with special honor, attention, or favor.
an act of bestowing, or a mark of, honor or favor.
marked superiority; note; eminence.
distinguished appearance.
Obsolete. division; separation.
the act or an instance of distinguishing or differentiating
a distinguishing feature
the state of being different or distinguishable
special honour, recognition, or fame
excellence of character; distinctive qualities: a man of distinction
distinguished appearance
a symbol of honour or rank


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