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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (outstanding)
a. distinguido
She received an award from the mayor for her distinguished service to the community.El alcalde le otorgó un premio por su distinguido servicio a la comunidad.
2. (refined)
a. distinguido
A very distinguished looking gentleman was sitting at a table by the window.Un caballero de aspecto muy distinguido estaba sentado en una mesa junto al ventanal.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, performance, career)
a. destacado(a)
2. (air)
a. distinguido(a)
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distinguished [dɪsˈtɪŋɡwɪʃt]
[+guest, appearance, career] distinguido; [+professor, scholar, writer] distinguido; eminente
he retired after 25 years of distinguished service se retiró tras 25 años de distinguido servicio
distinguished for his bravery
to look distinguished tener un aspecto distinguido
he retired after a long and distinguished career in the civil service
distinguished service professor (n) (US) (Univ) profesor de universidad americana que ocupa una cátedra de prestigio
Howard succeeded Lowinsky as Ferdinand Schevill Distinguished Service Professor in 1976 He held the chair of Distinguished Professor of English until he retired in 1986
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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