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  • n  the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • n  a distant region
    I could see it in the distance
  • n  size of the gap between two places
    the distance from New York to Chicago
  • n  indifference by personal withdrawal
    emotional distance
  • n  the interval between two times
    the distance from birth to death
  • n  a remote point in time
    if that happens it will be at some distance in the future
    at a distance of ten years he had forgotten many of the details
  • v  keep at a distance
    we have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living
  • v  go far ahead of
    He outdistanced the other runners

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  • Long-distance relationships, or LDRs, get a bad rap, but there are still plenty of good things about them and ways to keep them alive.
  • SM's preferred personal distance was 1.
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  • Justine Henin in The Guardian
    Our relationship is very good,Henin said. "We can feel we grew up a lot, both of us. Kim, of course, having a baby, and the distance I took also for two years. We are more adult now and we have a lot of respect. We both want to win, but...
  • Tim Hardaway in Miami Herald
    First of all, I wouldn't want him on my team,Hardaway replied. "And second of all, if he was on my team, I would really distance myself from him because, uh, I don't think that is right. I don't think he should be in the locker room while...
  • Phil Mickelson in The Canadian Press
    I didn't hit it as well as I did yesterday, so I had to fight pretty hard to get some up-and-downs - some ridiculous up-and-downs - to keep it within striking distance,said Mickelson, who was at 1-over 214.

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