excellence

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From Old French excellence, from Latin excellentia

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excellence (usually uncountable, plural excellences)

  1. The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue.
  2. Something in which one excels.
  3. An excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue.

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excellence f (plural excellences)

  1. Excellence.
  2. Excellency (term of address).