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distinction
British English: /dɪˈstɪŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n/
American English: /dəˈstɪŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n/

Translation of distinction in French:

noun

  • 1 (differentiation) a fine distinction
    une distinction subtile
    to make ou draw a distinction between A and B
    faire une distinction entre A et B
    the distinction of A from B
    la distinction de A et de B
  • 2 (difference)
    différence (f) (between entre)
    to blur the distinction between
    estomper la différence entre
  • 3 (pre-eminence) with distinction
    avec mérite
    of distinction to win distinction
    se distinguer
    to have the distinction of doing
    (have the honour) avoir le mérite de faire
    (to be the only one) avoir la particularité de faire
  • 4 (elegance) a woman of great distinction
    une femme très distinguée
  • 5 (specific honour) to win a distinction for bravery
    être décoré pour acte d'héroïsme

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