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Origin of distinction
synonym study for distinction
OTHER WORDS FROM distinctiondis·tinc·tion·less, adjectivesub·dis·tinc·tion, nounun·der·dis·tinc·tion, noun
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That distinction is one reason she’s “in the deflation camp.”After $20 trillion in pandemic relief spending, there’s still no sign of inflation. What happened?|Bernhard Warner|August 25, 2020|Fortune
The pack is definitely not waterproof, which is an important distinction when you’re carrying a laptop.The Matador SEG42 Offers Unrivaled Gear Organization|Graham Averill|August 25, 2020|Outside Online
In 2004, she won election as District Attorney of San Francisco serving with distinction.
One time when this distinction is particularly relevant is following major events such as the debates and party conventions.How FiveThirtyEight’s 2020 Presidential Forecast Works — And What’s Different Because Of COVID-19|Nate Silver (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
When we say the brain’s “memory center,” the hippocampus, or the emotion center, the “amygdala,” these distinctions are based on cytoarchitectural maps.These Scientists Just Completed a 3D ‘Google Earth’ for the Brain|Shelly Fan|August 5, 2020|Singularity Hub
Although Southern did not automatically equal neo-Confederate, at times the distinction could easily get lost.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The distinction between over-policing and non-responsiveness was alive and well in Bed-Stuy.
That is a distinction with a sociological difference—for many, an uncomfortable one to consider.
But this may be a distinction without much of a difference—especially since Scalise admitted speaking before EURO.
It seems like a nuanced distinction, but it could have huge implications.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists|Scott Beauchamp|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
See the distinction between the "sciences physiques" and the "sciences physiologiques" in the "Anatomic Générale," 1801.American Addresses, with a Lecture on the Study of Biology|Thomas Henry Huxley
Though by birth duke of St. Cloud, he preferred the ecclesiastical state to political distinction.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In ordinary work, however, it is safer to base the distinction upon size than upon structure.
When large forms of the lymphocyte are present, the distinction is often difficult or impossible.