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Definition of Distinct

Distinct

  1. Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified.
  2. Marked; variegated.
  3. Separate in place; not conjunct; not united by growth or otherwise; -- with from.
  4. Not identical; different; individual.
  5. So separated as not to be confounded with any other thing; not liable to be misunderstood; not confused; well-defined; clear; as, we have a distinct or indistinct view of a prospect.
  6. To distinguish.

Distinct Quotations

We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country.
Thomas Jefferson

No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.
George Washington Carver

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
David Hume

The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
Honore de Balzac

There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord.
Thomas Paine
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Distinct Translations

distinct in Afrikaans is helder
distinct in Danish is tydelig, klar
distinct in Dutch is helder, uitgesproken, klaar
distinct in French is net
distinct in Latin is evidens
distinct in Norwegian is tydelig, klar, adskilt
distinct in Portuguese is claro, distinto
distinct in Swedish is tydlig

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