distinguo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin distinguo (I distinguish).

Noun[edit]

distinguo (plural distinguos)

  1. A distinction.
    • 1948, CS Lewis, ‘Notes on the Way’:
      We are told that the lady was silenced: yet it could be maintained that Jane Austen has not allowed Bingley to put forward the full strength of his position. He ought to have replied with a distinguo.

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Verb[edit]

distinguo

  1. first-person singular indicative present of distinguere

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active distinguō, present infinitive distinguere, perfect active distinxī, supine distinctum

  1. I distinguish, separate, divide or part
  2. I adorn or decorate

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