Spanish translation of 'distinguishing'
⇒ distinguishing features[of landscape, sb's work]
rasgos mpl característicos,
características fpl[of animal],
rasgos mpl distintivos
⇒ distinguishing mark
marca f distintiva
Example Sentences Including 'distinguishing'
He surveyed the assembly as he spoke, distinguishing faces he'd seen at the Knapp house, despite their decay into light.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
He belched, and for four hours floated in white space without distinguishing marks or topographical features.The Open Door
Up in Lady Lovell's room the two doctors had discarded their distinguishing jackets.The White Dove
Trends of 'distinguishing'
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- (= differentiate)
⇒ they are so alike, it's hard to distinguish them
son tan parecidos que es difícil distinguirlos
⇒ he is unable to distinguish brown from green or brown and green
no es capaz de distinguir el marrón del verde or el marrón y el verde
- (= make different)
⇒ it is his professionalism that distinguishes him from his rivals
su profesionalismo es lo que le distingue de sus rivales
⇒ to distinguish o.s.
⇒ he distinguished himself during his career in the army
se destacó durante su carrera en el ejército
⇒ you've really distinguished yourself!(humorous)
¡te has lucido! (iro)
- (= characterize)
⇒ her work is distinguished by its excellent presentation
su trabajo se caracteriza por una excelente presentación
- (= discern)
⇒ I can't distinguish between the two of them
no puedo distinguir entre los dos
Example Sentences Including 'distinguish'
There was in the room an overriding smell of which it was impossible to distinguish individual ingredients.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
There was nothing to distinguish them from thousands of others.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Soon he could distinguish the glimmer of water lying in the hollow, the dark arch of the cavern above him.A Plague of Angels
Translation of distinguishing from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary