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DISTINGUISHING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does distinguishing mean? 

DISTINGUISHING (adjective)
  The adjective DISTINGUISHING has 1 sense:

1. serving to distinguish or identify a species or group

  Familiarity information: DISTINGUISHING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISTINGUISHING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Serving to distinguish or identify a species or group

Synonyms:

distinguishing; identifying

Context examples:

the distinguishing mark of the species is its plumage / distinctive tribal tattoos / we were asked to describe any identifying marks or distinguishing features

Similar:

characteristic (typical or distinctive)


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