Definition of distinguished adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    distinguished

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃt//
     
     
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  1. 1very successful and admired by other people a distinguished career in medicine
  2. 2having an appearance that makes someone look important or that makes people admire or respect them I think gray hair makes you look very distinguished.
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