distingue

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See also: distingué

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French distingué

Adjective[edit]

distingue (comparative more distingue, superlative most distingue)

  1. Fashionably distinguished or elegant; having an air of superiority.
    • 1873, Charles Reade, A Simpleton, page 105:
      but when the bill came in at Christmas, for that five minutes' labor and distingue touch, she charged one pound eight.
    • 1892, Robert Louis Stevenson, The Wrecker‎, page 158:
      And she likes you so much, and thinks you so accomplished and distingue-looking, and was just as set as I was to have you for best man.
    • 2001, Emile Gaboriau, Mystery of Oricval, page 158:
      It was very noble, very distingue, to ruin one's self without knowing how!

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

distingue

  1. first-person singular present indicative of distinguer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of distinguer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of distinguer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of distinguer
  5. second-person singular imperative of distinguer

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

distingue

  1. third-person singular indicative present of distinguere

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

distingue

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of distinguō

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

to distingue

  1. To distinguish.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

distingue

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of distinguir
  2. second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of distinguir

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

distingue

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of distinguir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of distinguir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of distinguir.