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distinguishing

adjective uk   /dɪˈstɪŋ.ɡwɪ.ʃɪŋ/ us  
A distinguishing mark or feature is one that makes someone or something different from similar people or things: The main distinguishing feature of the new car is its fast acceleration.
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