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dis·tin·guish·ing

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  1. distinguishing(Adjective)

    That serves to distinguish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distinguishing

    of Distinguish

  2. Distinguishing(adj)

    constituting difference, or distinction from everything else; distinctive; peculiar; characteristic

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  1. Distinguishing

    In law, to distinguish a case means to contrast the facts of the case before the court from the facts of a case of precedent where there is an apparent similarity. By successfully distinguishing a case, the holding or legal reasoning of the earlier case will either not apply or will be limited. There are two formal constraints on the later court: the factors in the ratio of the earlier case must be retained in formulating the ratio of the later case, and the ruling in the later case must still support the result reached in the precedent case. Whether a case is successfully distinguished often looks to whether the distinguished facts are material to the matter. The ruling made by the judge must be based around not only the evidence they are faced with, but the precedents in which they must follow. This means that a precedent will be dealt to a case with similar facts, in which a decision can then be distinguished based upon this.

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How to say distinguishing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distinguishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distinguishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of distinguishing in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grey:

    Philanthropic people lose all sense of Humanity, it is their distinguishing characteristic.

  2. Paul Goldenberg:

    It definitely has some distinguishing factors, i think we're dealing with a mix of now potential copycats.

  3. Raquel Gur:

    The severe defect in his brain made him incapable of distinguishing right from wrong by societal standards.

  4. Cemil Bayik:

    The war will from now on be conducted everywhere without distinguishing between mountains, valleys and cities.

  5. Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

    As long as there are rich people in the world, they will be desirous of distinguishing themselves from the poor.

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