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 Dictionary entry overview: What does distinctive mean? 

DISTINCTIVE (adjective)
  The adjective DISTINCTIVE has 2 senses:

1. of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
2. capable of being classified

  Familiarity information: DISTINCTIVE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DISTINCTIVE (adjective)

Sense 1distinctive [BACK TO TOP]


Of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing


distinctive; typical

Context examples:

Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor / that is typical of you!


characteristic (typical or distinctive)

Sense 2distinctive [BACK TO TOP]


Capable of being classified


classifiable; distinctive


identifiable (capable of being identified)

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