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American banks have a distinct advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There's a distinct possibility there could be further offences. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He thinks there are distinct advantages to investment trusts over open-ended funds, not least the lower fees platforms charge to invest in them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In doing so they found that, just as in forests on land, there were distinct choruses at different times of the day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You want to make each brand as different and distinct as possible. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF BRANDING (2002)This gives them a distinct advantage over other sea duck. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our politicians continue to show a distinct lack of control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are two quite distinct issues here. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Without them it becomes a distinct possibility. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But this was something quite distinct from loving him. Middlemarch (1872) Another distinct feature of the house is the patchwork motif. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One area where failure is a distinct advantage is the civic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was also coupled with a distinct lack of official policy with respect to crime victims. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)There are two distinct sides to this argument. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a distinct possibility they will not be ready. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Having the option that either or both of them may conceive can be a distinct advantage. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)Did anyone else notice the distinct lack of an umbilical cord? The Sun (2009)The area is split into two distinct sectors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So we have the opportunity to build new business models that are very different and distinct from what we have known. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The battle was for a clear, distinct soundtrack. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And it's still a distinct improvement on a microwave. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is very small, but there is something distinct about this place. The Crossing-Place (1993)But people are not chess pieces, distinct from one another. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Plus there is a distinct possibility that 5. could be going down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But clearly distinct from big. Christianity Today (2000)This is a distinct improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was very clear, very distinct, it was a single shot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'distinct'
British English: distinct ADJECTIVE
If something is distinct from something else of the same type, it is different or separate from it.
Engineering and technology are disciplines distinct from one another and from science.
Definition of distinct from the Collins English Dictionary
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