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  Definition of distinction
  1. a distinguishing difference; "he learned the distinction between gold and lead"
  2. a distinguishing quality; "it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town"
  3. a discrimination between things as different and distinct; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"
  4. high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
Similar Words: differentiation, eminence, preeminence, note

 

Hyponyms: contradistinction, line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast, hairsplitting, word-splitting, king

 

Derivational Morphology: distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, mark

 

 
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