Definition of Distinctions

1. Noun. (plural of distinction#English distinction) ¹



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Definition of Distinctions

1. distinction [n] - See also: distinction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distinctions

distiller
distilleries
distillers
distillers' dried grains
distillery
distilling
distillment
distillments
distills
distils
distinct
distincter
distinctest
distinction
distinction without a difference
distinctions (current term)
distinctions without a difference
distinctive
distinctive feature
distinctively
distinctiveness
distinctly
distinctness
distinctnesses
distincture
distingue
distinguish
distinguishability
distinguishable
distinguishableness

Literary usage of Distinctions

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1. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners by Henry Sweet (1906)
"Fallacy of Minute distinctions The second fallacy is that minute distinctions of sound can be disregarded—or, in other words, that a bad pronunciation does ..."

2. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1883)
"CLASS distinctions IN THE UNITED STATES. To SAY that where there are no classes there can be no class distinctions, and that in the United States, ..."

3. The Holy Roman Empire by James Bryce Bryce (1907)
"No quarrels of race or religion rbed that calm, for all national distinctions were beng merged in the idea of a common Empire. The u.al extension of Roman ..."

4. Principles of the Law of Contract: With a Chapter on the Law of Agency by William Reynell Anson, Arthur Linton Corbin (1919)
"distinctions. In dealing with misrepresentation as a circumstance invalidating contract we must keep before us two distinctions. We must carefully separate ..."

5. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1875)
"... *These are the principal distinctions between aliens, denizens, and (-»o^e natives: distinctions, which it hath been frequently endeavoured since L the ..."

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