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distinction

1. noun difference2. noun differentiation3. noun merit or honour4. noun in exam5. noun symbol of honour or rank6. noun elegance 1 noun differencedifríocht fem3  c m udifear masc1  c m uthe distinction between right and wrong an difríocht idir ceart agus éigeart, an difear idir ceart agus contráilte 2 noun differentiationidirdhealú masc  c m udealú masc4  c m uthey make an important distinction between 'tax' and 'levy' déanann siad dealú tábhachtach idir 'cáin' agus 'tobhach'all children without distinction gach leanbh gan aon idirdhealú eatarthuwithout any distinction of sex or religion gan aon idirdhealú ar bhonn gnéis nó reiligiúinclass distinction idirdhealú ar bhonn aicme
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3 noun merit or honourgradam masc1  c m ucéimíocht fem3  c m ushe gained distinction as a writer thuill sí clú mar scríbhneoir, rinne sí ainm di féin mar scríbhneoirhe's a singer of distinction is amhránaí mór le rá é, is amhránaí iomráiteach éhe played with distinction for Sligo d'imir sé go cumasach do Shligeach, bhain sé cáil amach mar imreoir le Sligeachthey fought with distinction throid siad go calmahe holds the distinction of being the first to do it tá sé le rá aige gurbh eisean an chéad duine a rinne é 4 noun in exampas le gradamshe got a distinction in music fuair sí pas le gradam sa cheolshe passed with distinction fuair sí pas le gradam 5 noun symbol of honour or rankgradam masc1  c m uit was a unique distinction for a lay person ba ghradam ar leith é ag tuata 6 noun elegance galántacht fem3  c m ucéimíocht fem3  c m upersons of distinction daoine céimiúla