as distinct from

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of as distinct from

: rather than : and not
  • The class focuses on U.S. English, as distinct from British English.

Word by Word Definitions

distinct play
  1. : distinguishable to the eye or mind as being discrete (see discrete 1) or not the same : separate

  2. : presenting a clear unmistakable impression

  3. : notably decorated


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