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distinctions

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plural of distinction

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1 a quality that gives something special worth
  • has the distinction of being the oldest house in the city

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2 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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3 something given in recognition of achievement
  • won a number of distinctions in her long career as an actress

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“Distinctions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distinctions. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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