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Detailed Translations for distinction from English to French


distinction [the ~] noun

  1. the distinction (reputation; rank; standing; renown)
    la réputation; la notoriété; la considération; la renommée; le prestige
  2. the distinction (distinction of manner)
    la distinction; l'air distinguée; le grand air; la classe

Translation Matrix for distinction:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
air distinguée distinction; distinction of manner
classe distinction; distinction of manner category; class; classroom; course; curriculum; education; genre; grade; instruction; kind; lesson; object class; position; school year; social class; social group; social position; sort; style; subject room; teaching; tuition; type
considération distinction; rank; renown; reputation; standing adoration; appreciation; awe; consideration; considered opinion; considering; contemplation; deference; deliberation; esteem; estimation; ground; meditation; observance; pondering; prestige; reflection; reflexion; regard; respect; respectability; reverence; status; think it over; thought; veneration; worship
distinction distinction; distinction of manner badge; becomingness; decency; decoration; differentiate; distinguishing; gentility; honor; honour; insignia; knighthood; mark; medal; order; propriety; respectability; seemliness
grand air distinction; distinction of manner firmament; fresh air; heaven; open air; open-air; sky
notoriété distinction; rank; renown; reputation; standing fame; name; publicity; reputation; respectability
prestige distinction; rank; renown; reputation; standing fame; grandeur; grandiosity; haughtiness; impressiveness; majesty; name; prestige; pride; reputation; respectability; status
renommée distinction; rank; renown; reputation; standing brand awareness; celebrity; fame; glory; popularity
réputation distinction; rank; renown; reputation; standing fame; honor; honour; name; pride; reputation; reputations; respectability; sense of honour
- differentiation; eminence; note; preeminence
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- honor; honour; separation
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
classe -class

Related Words for "distinction":

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Synonyms for "distinction":

Related Definitions for "distinction":

  1. a distinguishing difference1
    • he learned the distinction between gold and lead1
  2. a distinguishing quality1
    • it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town1
  3. a discrimination between things as different and distinct1
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation1
  4. high status importance owing to marked superiority1

Wiktionary Translations for distinction:

  1. that which distinguishes
  1. Ce qui établit une différence
  2. marque d'estime
  3. grâce des formes qui se manifester dans les productions de la nature et de l’art.

Cross Translation:
distinction distinction DistinktionUnterscheidung
distinction distinction Unterscheidung — die Tätigkeit, zwei oder mehr Objekte als verschieden (ungleich oder nicht identisch) zu erkennen oder zu definieren
distinction distinction distinctieonderscheiding

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