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distinction

noun uk   /dɪˈstɪŋk.ʃən/ us  

distinction noun (DIFFERENCE)

B2 [C or U] a difference between two similar things: There's a clear distinction between the dialects spoken in the two regions. This company makes no distinction between the sexes.
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distinction noun (HIGH QUALITY)

[U] the quality of being excellent: a writer/scientist/wine of distinction [C] UK a mark given to students who produce work of an excellent standard

distinction noun (SPECIAL)

C2 [S] the quality of being special or different: She has the distinction of being one of the few people to have an honorary degree conferred on her by the university this year.
(Definition of distinction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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