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In practice, these distinctions are often blurred (=not made very clear).
Do other countries have the same distinction between amateur and professional athletes that we do?
Medical literature does not always make a distinction between the two terms. education for girls and boys.
This would lead to a clear distinction between management and the workforce.
She holds the distinction of having been the first woman editor of the Harvard Law Review.
The country has gained the dubious distinction of being one of the world's most dangerous places for reporters.
This is the American English definition of distinction. View British English definition of distinction.
the short high sound that a small bird makes
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