Definition of DISTINCTIONS

noun : DISTINCTIONS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a discrimination between things as different and distinct on the basis of their characteristics or attributes; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a distinguishing difference between similar things or people; "he learned the distinction between gold and lead" ;

  • 4. (

    ) an honor awarded to someone in recognition of achievement or superiority; "she graduated with the highest distinction" ;


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