distinctiveness
noun see distinctive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Distinctiveness — Dis*tinc tive*ness, n. State of being distinctive. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distinctiveness — index caliber (quality), identity (individuality), personality, speciality, specialty (distinctive mark) …   Law dictionary

  • distinctiveness — An essential element of a device claimed to be a trademark is that it identify the goods of a particular merchant and distinguish them from the goods of others. A word, symbol, shape, or color serving this purpose is said to be distinctive.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • distinctiveness — An essential element of a device claimed to be a trademark is that it identify the goods of a particular merchant and distinguish them from the goods of others. A word, symbol, shape, or color serving this purpose is said to be distinctive.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • distinctiveness — distinctive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ individually characteristic; distinct from others of its kind. DERIVATIVES distinctively adverb distinctiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • distinctiveness — See distinctively. * * * …   Universalium

  • distinctiveness — noun a) the quality of being distinctive, individual or discrete b) something which distinguishes something from anything else …   Wiktionary

  • distinctiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being individual: discreteness, individuality, particularity, separateness, singularity. See INCLUDE …   English dictionary for students

  • distinctiveness — dis·tinc·tive·ness || dɪ stɪŋktɪvnɪs n. characteristic attribute, distinguishing feature, uniqueness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • distinctiveness — dis·tinc·tive·ness …   English syllables

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