What does distinctive mean?

Definitions for distinctive
dɪˈstɪŋk tɪvdis·tinc·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distinctive, typical(adj)

    of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing

    "Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie; "that is typical of you!"

  2. classifiable, distinctive(adj)

    capable of being classified

Wiktionary

  1. distinctive(Adjective)

    that serves to distinguish between things

  2. distinctive(Adjective)

    that is characteristic or typical of something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distinctive(adj)

    marking or expressing distinction or difference; distinguishing; characteristic; peculiar

  2. Distinctive(adj)

    having the power to distinguish and discern; discriminating

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. distinctif.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'distinctive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4124

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'distinctive' in Adjectives Frequency: #567

How to pronounce distinctive?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say distinctive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distinctive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distinctive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of distinctive in a Sentence

  1. Darlene Vendegna-Guare:

    I heard the distinctive sound of a bike falling over.

  2. William Schaffner:

    We are having a distinctive, prolonged influenza season.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Dancing is an expression of desire, thoughts, and emotion in a distinctive way.

  4. Richard Harris:

    Probably the most distinctive characteristic of the successful politician is selective cowardice.

  5. Kensington Palace:

    Ms. Waight Keller designed a veil representing the distinctive flora of each Commonwealth country united in one spectacular floral composition.

Images & Illustrations of distinctive

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for distinctive

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • характерен, отличителенBulgarian
  • distintiuCatalan, Valencian
  • unverwechselbarGerman
  • tyypillinen, luonteenomainen, tunnusomainen, persoonallinenFinnish
  • distinctifFrench
  • khususIndonesian
  • karakteristiskeNorwegian
  • charakterystycznyPolish
  • distinctivRomanian
  • характерный, типичный, отличительный, различительный, особенный, характеристический, особый, дифференциальныйRussian
  • ayırıcıTurkish
  • 獨特Chinese

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