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British English: /dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ/
American English: /dəˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ/

Translation of distinguish in German:

transitive verb

  • 2
    (differentiate) unterscheiden
    (characterize) kennzeichnen
    distinguish something/somebody from something/somebody
    etwas/jemanden von etwas/jemandem unterscheiden
  • 3 (divide) distinguish things/persons into …
    Dinge/Personen einteilen in + Akk.
  • 4 (make prominent)distinguish oneself [by something]
    sich [durch etwas] hervortun
    distinguish oneself by doing something
    sich dadurch hervortun, dass man etwas tut
    distinguish oneself in an exam
    in einem Examen glänzen [informal]
    you've really distinguished yourself, haven't you? [ironic]

intransitive verb

  • distinguish between persons/things
    Personen/Dinge auseinander halten od. voneinander unterscheiden
    one can barely distinguish between the original and the copy
    man kann das Original kaum von der Kopie unterscheiden
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