Definition of 'distinguished'
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The journalist went on to have a distinguished career as a broadcaster. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was a sad end to a distinguished career. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The list of those who came through the centres and reached the first team is a long and distinguished one. The Sun (2016)Throughout their long and distinguished careers, critics often claimed the two talismanic England midfielders could not play alongside each other for their country. The Sun (2016)What's the point of amassing an entire career of distinguished international service if you can't use it to the advantage of your team? Times, Sunday Times (2016)This has been a tempestuous period in a distinguished riding career. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As a distinguished historian of democratic socialism he could see that it had failed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And working alongside such distinguished writers was thrilling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The victim was the wife of a distinguished local gentleman. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The history of this endeavour is long and distinguished. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The editors have persuaded over forty of the most distinguished scholars in the field to contribute. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)He also had a distinguished theatre career. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She had a long and distinguished career. The Sun (2009)He went on to become one of the most distinguished classical scholars of his generation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His long and distinguished legal career contained numerous notable moments. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is also encouraging that a distinguished academic press has published such a book on such a subject. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)She could no longer see very well through the lenses but held up to her face it looked most distinguished. BomberIt will probably make you look distinguished and will certainly save you a great deal of time not having to shave. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some of them were distinguished academics. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She says he looks very distinguished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His career was long and distinguished. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was also a distinguished academic, especially in castle studies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Bond star looks far more distinguished with paler skin. The Sun (2012)Distinguished academics they might be, but good broadcasters they are not. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These and other insights into a distinguished writer 's life are reason enough to read this chronological autobiography. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A golden end to a distinguished career in classical music. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As well as being a fine poet in his own right, he was also a distinguished scholar and teacher. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As a distinguished historian and polished public speaker, the bishop will be delivering a lecture or two in return for his free passage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After a distinguished career in public service, what's next? Times, Sunday Times (2012)ONE of Britain's most distinguished historians has claimed that the government is facing defeat over its controversial new history curriculum. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'distinguished'
British English: distinguished ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person or their work as distinguished, you mean that they have been very successful in their career and have a good reputation.
...a distinguished academic family.
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