as distinguished from

Definition of as distinguished from

:rather than :and not
  • The law affects private property as distinguished from public property.

Word by Word Definitions

distinguished play
  1. : marked by eminence, distinction (see distinction 5), or excellence

  2. : befitting an eminent person


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