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Overview of noun distinction

The noun distinction has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (11) differentiation, distinction

(a discrimination between things as different and distinct; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation")

2. (5) eminence, distinction, preeminence, note

(high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence")

3. (4) distinction

(a distinguishing quality; "it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town")

4. (3) distinction

(a distinguishing difference; "he learned the distinction between gold and lead") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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