excellence

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French excellence, from Latin excellentia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛksələns/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

excellence (usually uncountable, plural excellences)

  1. The quality of being excellent; brilliance
    John Davies was awarded for excellence in the field of computer security.
  2. Something in which one excels.
  3. An excellent or valuable quality; something at which any someone excels; a virtue.

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References[edit]

  • excellence at OneLook Dictionary Search.
  • excellence in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • excellence” in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.sɛ.lɑ̃s/, /ɛk.se.lɑ̃s/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

excellence f (plural excellences)

  1. Excellence
  2. Excellency (term of address)

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