distinguished name


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distinguished name

A name given to a person, company or element within a computer system or network that uniquely identifies it from everything else. The key word here is "distinguished," which means "set apart from the crowd." See XDI.
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She cast one appealing look at Moody and pronounced the distinguished name of Miss Pink.
It was marked with the noble and heroic qualities which showed it to be not a mere accident, but of good right, that he had won a distinguished name.
Not the rich, more than the poor; not the learned, more than the ignorant; not the haughty heirs of distinguished names, more than the humble sons of obscurity and unpropitious fortune.
Miss Cecily King has got three very distinguished names on her quilt square.
If it can be done without prejudice to my position and duty, we shall all agree that certain distinguished names might well be kept out of this.
I thought she had such a distinguished name that I couldn't let her down and it made her day.
We know about American politicians, and they are fully aware of the fact that 'Persian Gulf' is a long-standing, distinguished name.
Rex) Tillerson, being an oil manager, has worked in the oil sector, and as we know about the American politicians, they are fully aware of the fact that Persian Gulf is a long-standing, distinguished name, so the optimistic premise is that he has made a mistake," Qassemi said in a sarcastic manner.
Cision is a distinguished name in marketing and public relations not only for its award-winning software and services, but also for its industry insights, data and expertise.
Speaking to Today's Zaman, ystegE-n had previously said he believes the Kurdish news portal will make a distinguished name for itself with exclusive news articles and interviews.
It has been a highly rewarding experience to showcase our UAE success to the world, demonstrating the technological advancement, operational efficiency and reliability of services that have made Empower such a distinguished name in this sector.
I always thought to be a bigger businessman with a better standard of services and products and a distinguished name in the market.

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