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distinction

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1 exceptionally high quality

  • a shop selling native handicrafts of distinction
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2 a quality that gives something special worth

  • has the distinction of being the oldest house in the city
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3 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement

  • I did all of the work, and the other guy got all the distinction
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4 the fact or state of being above others in rank or importance

  • a number of physicians of national distinction serve on the staff of the teaching hospital
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5 something given in recognition of achievement

  • won a number of distinctions in her long career as an actress
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7 the state of being kept distinct

  • the distinction between liberty and license is often violated in todayʼs freewheeling society
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