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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.
We are fortunate that so many people of distinction and talent are present.
She got a distinction in her piano exam.
Kevin graduated with distinction in history and law.
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 journalists.
He fought with distinction in the First World War.
The aim is to guarantee the rights of all citizens without distinction of nationality, sex, education, or status.
This is the British English definition of distinction. View American English definition of distinction.