distinctive

distinctive(
dihs
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dihngk
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dihv
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (unique)
a. distintivo
We were able to identify the species from its distinctive ear markings.Pudimos identificar la especie por las marcas distintivas de sus orejas.
b. característico
We easily identified the quetzal from its distinctive plumage and long tail.Identificamos fácilmente el quetzal por su plumaje característico y cola larga.
c. personal
I wondered where she got that distinctive gesture, until I met her mother and saw the same gesture.Me preguntaba de dónde había sacado ese gesto personal hasta que conocí a su mamá y vi el mismo gesto.
d. inconfundible
I heard Jessica's distinctive laugh coming from inside as I arrived, and knew it was going to be a good party.Oí la risa inconfundible de Jessica procedente del interior al llegar y supe que iba a ser una buena fiesta.
e. particular
The hotel was built in a former convent, with thick stone walls and distinctive decor.El hotel fue construido en un antiguo convento con gruesas paredes de cantera y una decoración particular.
f. peculiar
The women in the retirement community developed their own distinctive style of dressing.Las mujeres de la comunidad de jubilados desarrollaron un estilo peculiar de vestir.
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distinctive
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. característico(a)
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distinctive [dɪsˈtɪŋktɪv]
adjective
[+sound, colour] característico; [+flavour, smell, voice] inconfundible; característico; [+plumage, fur] distintivo; característico; [+style] característico; particular; [+clothing, decor] peculiar; particular
she has a very distinctive voice an animal with distinctive markings
one of the distinctive features of Elizabethan architecture uno de los rasgos característicos de la arquitectura isabelina; stone walls are a distinctive feature of the countryside los muros de piedra son característicos del campo; what was most distinctive about him was his extreme nervousness lo que más le caracterizaba era su extremo nerviosismo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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