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Definition of "distancing" []

  • Present participle of distance. (verb)
  • The process of becoming distant. (noun)

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Use "distancing" in a sentence
  • "Over 10 years ago, Ole Miss decided to begin distancing itself from the Old South, getting rid of Confederate battle flags and, finally, "Colonel Reb," a seemingly genteel Southern planter who'd been the mascot since 1979."
  • "It is Ferguson's priority to ensure that distractions such as the Rooney episode are rare, and he has also been rigorous in distancing himself from those who rail against his employers."
  • "This rhetorical shift, although small, is the first step in distancing ourselves from the choices Israel has made."
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