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distinction

Synonyms of distinction in English:

noun

  • 1 the distinction between academic and vocational qualifications
    division, separation, differentiation, contradistinction, discrimination, segregation, dividing line, gulf, gap, chasm
    [Antonyms] similarity
  • 2 a painter of distinction
    importance, significance, note, consequence, account;
    [Antonyms] mediocrity
  • 3 he had served with distinction in the Great War
    honour, credit, excellence, merit
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