with distinction

idiom

: with special awards or recognition
He graduated with distinction.

Examples of with distinction in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The two had just discussed Mr. Peters’s hopes to erect a monument in Annapolis to the Maryland 400, Mr. Ferguson said, in honor of soldiers who served with distinction during the American Revolution. Lateshia Beachum, Baltimore Sun, 6 Jan. 2024 The two had just discussed Peters’s hopes to erect a monument in Annapolis to the Maryland 400, Ferguson said, in honor of soldiers who served with distinction during the American Revolution. Lateshia Beachum, Washington Post, 1 Jan. 2024 The YoungArts winner with distinction award is extraordinarily prestigious for high school theater. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Dec. 2023 Our global Content Studio had an exceptional year, growing by nearly half and winning awards for creativity and craft across all genres, as well as covering significant national moments with distinction. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 11 July 2023 His players have almost all graduated and represented the University with distinction. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 10 July 2023 But promotion data provided by the U.S. Navy’s public affairs office shows that Mr. Peña hardly served with distinction. Maggie Astor, New York Times, 20 Jan. 2023 The honor is based on Wescott’s overall academic performance, with distinction as an Exemplary High-Performing School, according to a news release. Pioneer Press Staff, Chicago Tribune, 26 Sep. 2022 Robertson served his country and community with distinction, his lawyer told the judge. Michael Kunzelman, ajc, 11 Aug. 2022 See More

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“With distinction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20distinction. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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