GRE Word List

DISTINCTION

honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction

The meaning of the word distinction is honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction.

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