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distant

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distant/ˈdɪstənt/adjective
distant
/ˈdɪstənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of DISTANT  
[more distant; most distant]  : existing or happening far away in space : separated by space
always used before a noun[more distant; most distant]  : far away in time : happening far in the past or far into the future
always used before a noun[more distant; most distant]  — used to describe a relative who is not closely related to you
— opposite closecompare immediate
: having to do with something that is not related to what is happening where you are or at the present time
[more distant; most distant]somewhat formal  : not friendly or showing emotion
[more distant; most distant]  : not like someone or something else — usually + from

the dim and distant past

chiefly British
: a time that is so far in the past it is difficult to remember

— distantly

adverb
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