Definitions for "Distinction"
a grade granted for exceptional academic performance
Recognition awarded to graduates in undergraduate degree programmes who attain a combined average of 3.7 over their last two academic years (60 credit hours).
To be set apart and considered different or special, usually through the achievement of a specific honour, and connected to value. In the study of popular culture, distinction is often linked to consumption, with the implicit idea of a capitalist system being that one can achieve distinction through one's purchases.
The act of distinguishing or denoting the differences between objects, or the qualities by which one is known from others; exercise of discernment; discrimination.
That which distinguishes one thing from another; distinguishing quality; sharply defined difference; as, the distinction between real and apparent good.
Estimation of difference; regard to differences or distinguishing circumstance.
Conspicuous station; eminence; superiority; honorable estimation; as, a man of distinction.
high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
Keywords:  bourdieu, pierre, book, see
For Pierre Bourdieu's book, Distinction, see La distinction.
Keywords:  killer, war
a killer at war
Certificates, diplomas and some degrees may be awarded ‘with Distinction' to students whose performance is considered to be of an exceptionally high standard.
a pass in which the student gained at least 70% but less than 80%.
A marking off by visible signs; separation into parts; division.