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Definition of Distinctive

Distinctive

  1. Marking or expressing distinction or difference; distinguishing; characteristic; peculiar.
  2. Having the power to distinguish and discern; discriminating.

Distinctive Quotations

There are so many men and women who hold no distinctive positions but whose contribution towards the development of society has been enormous.
Nelson Mandela

I love food, all types of food. I love Korean food, Japanese, Italian, French. In Australia, we don't have a distinctive Australian food, so we have food from everywhere all around the world. We're very multicultural, so we grew up with lots of different types of food.
Hugh Jackman

Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done.
Benjamin E. Mays

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
Francis of Assisi

The growth of art seems to be in cycles, and often its vigorous lifetime is restricted to a century or two. The periods of distinctive drama, Greek, English, Spanish, fall within such a limit; the schools of painting and sculpture likewise; and, in poetry, the Victorian age or the school of Pope will serve as examples.
George Edward Woodberry
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Distinctive Translations

distinctive in Dutch is karakteristiek, zich onderscheidend
distinctive in Portuguese is distintivo
distinctive in Spanish is distintivo