See also: Excellence

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From Old French excellence, from Latin excellentia.

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

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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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Pronunciation edit

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

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excellence f (plural excellences)

  1. Excellence
  2. Excellency (term of address)

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