distinct

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distinct(
dihs
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tihngkt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (different)
a. distinto
The markets we are aiming at are quite distinct from each other.Los mercados a los que queremos llegar son totalmente distintos.
b. diferente
There are two very distinct schools of thought on this issue.Sobre esta cuestión hay dos corrientes de opinión muy diferentes.
2. (obvious)
a. claro
I got the distinct impression that he didn't want to talk about his relationship.Tuve la clara impresión de que no quería hablar de su relación.
b. marcado
There is a distinct Scandinavian influence in her designs.Hay una marcada influencia escandinava en sus diseños.
c. obvio
His long legs gave him a distinct advantage in the race.Sus piernas largas le daban una obvia ventaja en la carrera.
d. inconfundible
His Spanish has that distinct Galician accent.Su castellano tiene ese inconfundible acento gallego.
3. (defined)
a. claro
This new speaker system produces a more distinct sound than the stereo.Este nuevo sistema de parlantes produce un sonido más claro que el del estéreo.
b. nítido
The colors of these photos are very distinct because they were taken with a special lens.Los colores en estas fotos son muy nítidos porque las fotos se tomaron con un objetivo especial.
c. definido
The bird has a distinct black stripe down its back.El pájaro tiene una raya negra definida por la espalda.
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distinct
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (different)
a. distinto(a)
as distinct froma diferencia de
2. (clear; change, idea, preference)
a. claro(a)
3. (real; possibility, feeling)
a. claro(a)
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distinct [dɪsˈtɪŋkt]
adjective
1 (different) [+types, species, groups] diferente; distinto
the book is divided into two distinct parts el libro está dividido en dos partes bien diferenciadas; distinct from diferente a; distinto a
an animal related to but quite distinct from the gorilla
engineering and technology are disciplines quite distinct from one another la ingeniería y la tecnología son disciplinas muy diferentes or distintas; as distinct from a diferencia de
it seems that oily fish, as distinct from fatty meat, has a beneficial effect
2 (clear, definite) [+shape, memory] claro; definido; [+image, sound] claro; nítido; [+increase, rise, fall] marcado; [+advantage, disadvantage] claro; obvio; [+possibility, improvement] claro; [+lack] evidente; [+flavour] inconfundible
we noticed a distinct change in her attitude notamos un claro cambio en su actitud
he had the distinct feeling that they were laughing at him tuvo la clara sensación de que se estaban riendo de él
I got the distinct impression that ... tuve la clara impresión de que ...
there is a distinct possibility that ... existe una clara posibilidad de que ...
there are distinct signs of progress existen señales evidentes or inconfundibles de progreso
she bears a distinct likeness to her father there is a distinct likeness between the two brothers
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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