In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(diferencia)distinctionhacer una distinción entre … — to draw / make a distinction between …
- se les tratará a todos por igual sin hacer distinciones — everyone will be treated the same, without distinction
- sin distinción de raza o credo — regardless of race or creed
- no hago distinciones con nadie — I don't give anyone special / preferential treatment
3(honor, condecoración)awardle otorgaron una distinción por su valor — she was given an award for her bravery
- esta distinción se otorga a … — this award is presented to …
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