Significado de “distinction” - en el Diccionario Inglés

distinction en inglés británico

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distinctionnoun

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.

Más ejemplos

  • It's sometimes very difficult to draw a clear distinction between the meanings of different words.
  • There is a sharp distinction between crimes which involve injury to people and those that don't.
  • I wasn't convinced by the minister's nice distinction between a lie and an untruth.
  • This film blurs the distinction between reality and fantasy.
  • The distinction between Ms McArthur and her countless imitators is the elegance of her writing.

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

distinction en inglés americano

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distinctionnoun

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)