distinguished

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dis·tin·guished

adjective \-(g)wisht\

: known by many people because of some quality or achievement

: making someone seem important and worth respect

Full Definition of DISTINGUISHED

1
:  marked by eminence, distinction, or excellence <distinguished leadership>
2
:  befitting an eminent person <a distinguished setting>

Examples of DISTINGUISHED

  1. She is distinguished for her achievements in genetic research.
  2. <heads turned as the well-dressed, distinguished couple strode through the hotel lobby>

First Known Use of DISTINGUISHED

1714

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