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distingué

[ dis-tang-gey, dih-stang-gey; French dee-stan-gey ]
/ ˌdɪs tæŋˈgeɪ, dɪˈstæŋ geɪ; French di stɛ̃ˈgeɪ /
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adjective
having an air of distinction; distinguished.
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Origin of distingué

1805–15; <French, adj. use of past participle of distinguer to distinguish
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British Dictionary definitions for distingué

distingué
/ French (distɛ̃ɡe) /

adjective
distinguished or noble
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