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Synonyms of distinction

Noun


1. differentiation, distinction, discrimination, secernment

usage: a discrimination between things as different and distinct; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"

2. eminence, distinction, preeminence, note, high status

usage: high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"

3. distinction, quality

usage: a distinguishing quality; "it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town"

4. distinction, difference

usage: a distinguishing difference; "he learned the distinction between gold and lead"

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