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English definition of “be marked out as sth”

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.Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
(Definition of be marked out as sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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