Significado de “distinction” - en el Diccionario Inglés

distinction en inglés

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uk /dɪˈstɪŋk.ʃən/ us /dɪˈstɪŋk.ʃən/

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 (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.

(Definición de distinction del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

distinction en inglés americano

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us /dɪˈstɪŋk·ʃən/

distinction noun (DIFFERENCE)

[ C/U ] a difference between two similar things:

[ C ] The comment drew/made a false distinction between domestic and foreign affairs, which are really closely related.
[ U ] Martin Luther King, Jr. clearly understood and accepted the distinction between preaching and scholarly criticism.

distinction noun (QUALITY)

[ U ] the quality of being excellent or special in some way:

He was a scientist of great distinction.

distinction noun (HONOR)

[ C ] honor obtained or given because of excellence:

Winning a Guggenheim fellowship carries great distinction.

(Definición de distinction del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)