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distinction   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 dIˋstIŋkʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 disˊtiŋkʃn 〕


Overview of noun distinction

The noun distinction has 4 senses


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

  • eminence, distinction, preeminence, note -- (high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence")

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

  • distinction -- (a distinguishing difference; "he learned the distinction between gold and lead")