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distinguished

dis tingg wisht

  • v  mark as different
  • v  detect with the senses
  • v  be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
  • v  make conspicuous or noteworthy
  • v  identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • s  (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
    our distinguished professor
  • s  used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person
    his distinguished bearing

  • Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, Charles Krauthammer writes a syndicated column for the Washington Post that appears in over 150 newspapers worldwide.
  • Among children, much of the illness was of an old type, though one so recently distinguished from other diseases by medical scientists that it is not yet listed in the standard .
  • She has done distinguished documentaries on topics as varied as North Korea, the plight of women in Afghanistan and in prisons here at home, and poverty in Camden, New Jersey, and .
News & Articles

  • Distinguished Young Women diary winner: A southern transformation (video)
    Editor's note: Distinguished Young Women contestants each year submit diary entries to AL.com/Press-Register throughout the competition. The best entry of the day is printed online along with a video diary from the contestant. One overall winner will be chosen for a...
    June 20, 2013 - Mobile Press-Register
  • Distinguished Young Women Competitors Prepare for Finals
    Contestants in the 2013 Distinguished Young Women competition are preparing for the national finals show.
    June 20, 2013 - NBC 15 Mobile
  • Distinguished Young Women coming to Arab
    Savannah Johnson of Guntersville, center, 2013 Distinguished Young Woman of Marshall County, stands with the 11 contestants for this year's title. The event begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Arab High School auditiorium.
    June 18, 2013 - The Arab Tribune
Quotes

  • Zahi Hawass in The Associated Press
    Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass says the new findings are "the most distinguished tombs ever found from the Old Kingdom,"
  • Colin Powell in Malaysia Sun
    Today on NBC's "Meet the Press" (MTP), concerning Palin, Colin Powell said, "she’sa very distinguished woman and she’s to be admired. But at the same time, now that we have had a chance to watch her for some seven weeks, I don’t...
  • Barack Obama in Montgomery County Courier
    I'll remember him as he was when I came to know him,Obama said, "his white hair flowing like a mane, his gait steady with a cane, determined to make the most of every last breath. The distinguished gentleman from West Virginia could be...

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