distingué

distingué

[dis-tang-gey, dih-stang-gey; French dee-stan-gey]
adjective
having an air of distinction; distinguished.

Origin:
1805–15; < French, adj. use of past participle of distinguer to distinguish

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distingué (distɛ̃ɡe)
 
adj
distinguished or noble

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distingue
"having an air of distinction," 1813, from Fr. distingué, lit. "distinguished" (see distinguish).
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