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distinguish  

EN[dɪsˈtɪŋɡwɪʃ]
US
Fdistinguer
  • VerbeSGdistinguishesPRdistinguishingPT, PPdistinguishedPREdis-SUF-ish
    1. To see someone or something as different from others.
      1. It had begun to take a leading place even in the days of the Ptolemies, and in scientific, as distinguished from purely literary work, it had assumed a position of primary importance early in the Christian era.
    2. To see someone or something clearly or distinctly.
      1. To make oneself noticeably different or better from others through accomplishments.
        1. VT OBS To make to differ.
        2. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • His achloropsia meant he could not distinguish light and dark shades of green
            • Bifacially retouched knives used to deflesh hides and to cut meat or skin can be distinguished by their edge angle and partially by their shape.
            • This distinguishes them from granules in adjacent cells and perhaps signals the presence of sulfomucins typical of some types of secretory cells [22 ].

        Meaning of distinguish for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "distinguish" est un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
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          Liens Connexes:
          1. en distinguished
          2. en distinguisht
          3. en distinguisher
          4. en distinguishes
          5. en distinguishers
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