Examples of distinguished in a Sentence
She is distinguished for her achievements in genetic research.
heads turned as the well-dressed, distinguished couple strode through the hotel lobby
Recent Examples of distinguished from the Web
Secretary Mnuchin, Secretary Ross, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, members of congress, distinguished guests, on behalf of the first family, welcome to the White House.
The distinguished crowd that filled the Audubon Tea Room on April 20 included businessmen, sports heroes and inventors who all have a dream.
Wednesday, the 89-year-old Parker was awarded NASA's distinguished public service medal, the highest form of recognition the agency awards to nonemployees, for his lifetime of scientific achievement.
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Little Patuxent Square building, there was wine, food and distinguished guests such as Lt.
Bulworth, Man of the Year, Head of State, My Fellow Americans, The Distinguished Gentleman, Dave—in these movies, regular guys become politicians, or politicians become regular guys, and everything magically turns out well.
Lebidine, who is still active military, has had a distinguished career with tours in the Gulf War, Iraq War and Afghanistan War.
The Medal of Honor Plaza, at the entrance to Heroes Hall, is home to several plaques paying tribute to distinguished Orange County veterans.
Micheline Ostermeyer, who won gold medals in the shot put and discus throw in the 1948 Olympics and went on to become a distinguished classical pianist, has died.
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Origin and Etymology of distinguished
First Known Use: 1714
Synonym Discussion of distinguished
DISTINGUISHED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of distinguished for English Language Learners
: known by many people because of some quality or achievement
: making someone seem important and worth respect
DISTINGUISHED Defined for Kids
Definition of distinguished for Students
: widely known and admired a distinguished scientist
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