Definition of Distinct in English :
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Distinct meaning in English
Meaning of Distinct in English
Pronunciation of Distinct in English
Distinct pronunciation in English
Pronounce Distinct in Englishsee synonyms of distinct
1. distinct, distinguishable
(often followed by from') not alike; different in nature or quality
Example Sentences:'plants of several distinct types''the word nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses''gold is distinct from iron''a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech''management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees'
easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
Example Sentences:'a distinct flavor''a distinct odor of turpentine''a distinct outline''the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette''distinct fingerprints'
3. discrete, distinct
constituting a separate entity or part
Example Sentences:'a government with three discrete divisions''on two distinct occasions'
4. decided, distinct
Example Sentences:'noticed a distinct improvement''at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage'
clearly or sharply defined to the mind
Example Sentences:'clear-cut evidence of tampering''Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest''trenchant distinctions between right and wrong'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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