as distinct from
- used for showing that you want to consider something separately from something else
The company, as distinct from its shareholders, should be liable for any debts.
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as distinct from — phrase used for showing that you want to consider something separately from something else The company, as distinct from its shareholders, should be liable for any debts. Thesaurus: separate and not relatedsynonym Main entry: distinct … Useful english dictionary
distinct — 1 Distinct, separate, several, discrete are comparable when used in reference to two or more things (sometimes persons) and in the sense of not being individually the same. Distinct always implies a capacity for being distinguished by the eye or… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
distinct — distinct, distinctive 1. Both words are related to the verb distinguish, but distinct means essentially ‘separate, different’ (The word has several distinct meanings) or ‘unmistakable, decided’ (She has a distinct impression of being watched),… … Modern English usage
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From the beginnings to Avicenna — Jean Jolivet INTRODUCTION Arabic philosophy began at the turn of the second and third centuries of the Hegira, roughly the ninth and tenth centuries AD. The place and the time are important. It was in 133/750 that the ‘Abbāssid dynasty came to… … History of philosophy
distinct — [[t]dɪstɪ̱ŋkt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ from n If something is distinct from something else of the same type, it is different or separate from it. Engineering and technology are disciplines distinct from one another and from science... This… … English dictionary
distinct — dis|tinct W3 [dıˈstıŋkt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: distinctus, past participle of distinguere; DISTINGUISH] 1.) clearly different or belonging to a different type ▪ two entirely distinct languages distinct types/groups/categories etc … Dictionary of contemporary English
distinct — dis|tinct [ dı stıŋkt ] adjective ** 1. ) separate and different in a way that is clear: They were classified into two distinct groups. distinct from: The region s linguistic and cultural identity is quite distinct from that of the rest of the… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
distinct — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ appear ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ keep sth ▪ It is necessary to keep these tw … Collocations dictionary
distinct — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin distinctus, from past participle of distinguere Date: 14th century 1. distinguishable to the eye or mind as discrete ; separate < a distinct cultural group > < teaching as … New Collegiate Dictionary