Definitions and translations for "distinction"

Definition of distinction

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1. That which distinguishes; a single occurrence of a determining factor or feature, the fact of being divided; separation, discrimination.
2. The act of distinguishing, discriminating; discrimination.
There is a distinction to be made between resting and slacking.
3. Specifically, a feature that causes someone or something to stand out as being better; a mark of honour, rank, eminence or excellence; being distinguished.
She had the distinction of meeting the Queen.
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English - English - distinction

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n. difference, uniqueness; excellence; honor, mark of honor
n. distinction; discrimination; eminence, elegance; grace

English - Spanish - distinction

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s. distinción, distingo, prestancia, rango, sobresaliente; diferencia, desemejanza, disimilitud, claridad, diferenciación

English - French - distinction

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n. distinction, différence; nom, excellence; diplôme d'honneur, mention

English - German - distinction

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n. Verschiedenheit, Unterschied, Unterscheidung, Besonderheit; Name; hoher Rang, Auszeichnung

English - Indonesian - distinction

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n. pembedaan, perbedaan, tikai, khusus: sifat khusus, keistimewaan, hormat, tanda kehormatan, medali, jasa

English - Italian - distinction

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s. distinzione; differenza, diversità; caratteristica, particolarità; eminenza, importanza; aspetto distinto; raffinatezza; onorificenza

English - Polish - distinction

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n. odróżnienie, wyróżnienie, różnica, godność, odznaczanie, wybitność

English - Portuguese - distinction

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s. distinção, diferença; excelência, destaque; título de honra ou de louvor

English - Romanian - distinction

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n. distincţie, deosebire, diferenţă, eleganţă, calitate: calităţi alese, onoare, titlu

English - Russian - distinction

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с. распознавание, отличие, различие; почет, знатность; индивидуальность, выдающиеся качества; знак отличия

English - Turkish - distinction

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i. ayrım, ayırma, fark gözetme, fark, ayırt etme; açıklık; yükselme, rütbe, üstünlük; ün, şöhret

English - Ukrainian - distinction

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n. розрізнення, особливість, почесть, нагорода, знатність, винятковість, категорія, відзначення, розбір

French - English - distinction

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(f) n. distinction; discrimination; eminence, elegance; grace

English - Dutch - distinction

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zn. verschil, verscheidenheid, anders geaard; speciale aard, eigenaardigheid; naam, met lof, lofspraak

English - Greek - distinction

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ουσ. διάκριση, αριστείο

French - Spanish - distinction

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1. (examen) distinción (f)
2. (personne) distinción (f)
3. (différenciation) diferenciación (f); distinción (f)

French - German - distinction

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n. unterscheidung, trennung, unterschiedlichkeit, vornehmheit, kultiviertheit, auszeichnung, art: vornehme art, ehrung

French - Italian - distinction

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1. (examen) distinzione (f); onorificenza (f)
2. (personne) distinzione (f)
3. (différenciation) differenziazione (f); distinzione (f)

French - Portuguese - distinction

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1. (examen) distinção (f)
2. (personne) distinção (f)
3. (différenciation) distinção (f); diferenciação (f)

French - Russian - distinction

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n. различие (f), разница (f), разъединение (f), разборчивость (f), элегантность (f), награда (f)

French - Turkish - distinction

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[la] ayırt etme, ayırma; ayrılık, ayrım; rütbe; üstünlük; kibarlık, zarafet

French - Dutch - distinction

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1. (examen) onderscheiding (f)
2. (personne) aanzien (n)
3. (différenciation) onderscheid (n); verschil (n)

English - Arabic - distinction

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‏تميز، فرق، علامة فارقة، إمتياز، وجاهة، إختلاف، فارق، سمو، تفوق، وسام، لفب مشرف‏

English - Chinese - distinction

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(名) 区别; 级别; 差别

English - Chinese - distinction

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(名) 區別; 級別; 差別

English - Hindi - distinction

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n. अंतर, भेद, विभेदन, विशिष्टता, महत्ता, मुख्यता, विशेष सम्मान

English - Japanese - distinction

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(名) 区別; 差異; 特徴; 優秀

English - Korean - distinction

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명. 구별, 차이, 특이함; 우수함, 특출함; 명예, 영예, 특별대우

English - Vietnamese - distinction

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n. sự phân biệt, tính khác nhau, phân biệt, cách biệt, biệt đải, ưu đải, xuất chúng, lổi lạc, có biệt tài
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