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Found 3 items, similar to distinction.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: distinction perbedaan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: distinction distinction n 1: a discrimination between things as different and distinct; “it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation” [syn: differentiation] 2: high status importance owing to marked superiority; “a scholar of great eminence” [syn: eminence, preeminence, note] 3: a distinguishing quality; “it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town” 4: a distinguishing difference; “he learned the distinction between gold and lead”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Distinction Distinction \Dis*tinc"tion\, n. [L. distinctio: cf. F. distinction.] 1. A marking off by visible signs; separation into parts; division. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The distinction of tragedy into acts was not known. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of distinguishing or denoting the differences between objects, or the qualities by which one is known from others; exercise of discernment; discrimination. [1913 Webster] To take away therefore that error, which confusion breedeth, distinction is requisite. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 3. That which distinguishes one thing from another; distinguishing quality; sharply defined difference; as, the distinction between real and apparent good. [1913 Webster] The distinction betwixt the animal kingdom and the inferior parts of matter. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 4. Estimation of difference; regard to differences or distinguishing circumstance. [1913 Webster] Maids, women, wives, without distinction, fall. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 5. Conspicuous station; eminence; superiority; honorable estimation; as, a man of distinction. [1913 Webster] Your country's own means of distinction and defense. --D. Webster. Syn: Difference; variation, variety; contrast; diversity; contrariety; disagreement; discrimination; preference; superiority; rank; note; eminence. [1913 Webster]


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