Translation of "distinct" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /dɪˈstɪŋkt/ us /dɪˈstɪŋkt/

distinct adjective (NOTICEABLE)

C1 [ before noun ] clearly noticeable; that certainly exists

There's a distinct smell of cigarettes in here. 这里确实有一股烟味儿。

More examples

  • The sales chart shows a distinct decline in the past few months.
  • There's a distinct possibility that I'll be asked to give a speech.
  • There has been a distinct improvement in Tim's cooking.
  • Plant growth is most distinct in spring and early summer.
  • In recent years there has been a distinct decline in such venerable British institutions as afternoon tea and the Sunday roast.

distinct adjective (DIFFERENT)

C1 clearly separate and different (from something else)

The two concepts are quite distinct (from each other). 这两个概念(之间)有显着的差别。
There are two distinct factions within the one political party. 在同一政党内有两个不同的派系。
as distinct from

rather than

She's a personal assistant, as distinct from a secretary. 她是私人助理而不是秘书。

(Translation of “distinct” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)