Meaning of “be marked out as sth” in the English Dictionary

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"be marked out as sth" in British English

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be marked out as sth

UK US be marked as sth

to be shown to be different because of a certain characteristic:

I can't speak a word of French so I'm marked out as a foreigner as soon as I arrive in France.

(Definition of “be marked out as sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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