• (adj): (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation.
    Example: "Our distinguished professor"
    Synonyms: eminent, great
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Defence Cross For Distinguished Service
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Alexander Kazakov
15 January 1889 – 1 August 1919) (British Distinguished Service Order and Military Cross and the French Légion ... Vladimir, Order of Saint Stanislas, Order of Saint Anne, British Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross, and Distinguished Flying Cross, French Legion d'Honneur and Croix De Guerre ...
Ray Suarez - Honors
... Award from the National Council of La Raza 2005 Distinguished Policy Leadership Award from UCLA's School of Public Policy Distinguished Alumnus Award from NYU Professional Achievement ...
James Pardew - Awards and Honors
... Pardew was presented the Department of State Distinguished Honor Award in 1996 the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Civilian Service in 1996 the National ...
Distinguished Visiting Professor
... Distinguished Visiting Professor is an academic title bestowed by American universities on prominent scholars who have been invited to teach a course in their area ... Distinguished Visiting Professors offer faculty and students first-hand insights into a wide array of fields ...

More definitions of "distinguished":

  • (adj): Used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person.
    Example: "His distinguished bearing"
    Synonyms: imposing, magisterial
  • (adj): Set apart from other such things.