Übersetzung von “distinguish” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbdistinguish /dɪˈstɪŋgwɪʃ/
transitive-intransitive to recognize the difference between two things or two people
distinguer , différencier , faire la différence/distinction

the ability to distinguish cheap wine from expensive wine
la capacité de distinguer/différencier un vin bon marché d'un vin cher

the doctor's job of distinguishing between a physical illness and depression
le travail du médecin de faire la différence/distinction entre une maladie physique et une dépression
transitive (of feature or quality) to make a person or thing different from another
distinguer , différencier

What distinguishes the company from its competitors?
Qu'est-ce qui distingue/différencie l'entreprise de ses concurrentes ?
distinguish yourself
gain respect by doing sth very well
se distinguer

He distinguished himself as a community leader.
Il s'est distingué en tant que dirigeant d'une communauté.

(Übersetzung von “distinguish” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /diˈstiŋɡwiʃ/

(often with from) to mark as different

distinguer (de)
What distinguishes this café from all the others?

to identify or make out

He could just distinguish the figure of a man running away.

(sometimes with between) to recognize a difference

distinguer (entre)
I can’t distinguish (between) the two types of fish – they both look the same to me.

to make (oneself) noticed through one’s achievements

se distinguer
He distinguished himself at school by winning prizes in several subjects.
distinguishable adjective

distinguished adjective

famous or outstanding

a distinguished scientist.

(Übersetzung von “distinguish” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)