Definitions for Excellenceˈɛk sə ləns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•cel•lenceˈɛk sə ləns(n.)

  1. the fact or state of excelling; superiority; eminence:

    excellence in physics.

  2. an excellent quality or feature:

    the many excellences of French cuisine.

  3. (cap.)

    Category: Religion

    Ref: Excellency (def. 1). 1

Origin of excellence:

1350–1400; ME < MF < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excellence(noun)

    the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree

  2. excellence, excellency(noun)

    an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels

    "a center of manufacturing excellence"; "the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine"

Wiktionary

  1. excellence(Noun)

    The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue.

  2. excellence(Noun)

    Something in which one excels.

  3. excellence(Noun)

    An excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue.

  4. Excellence(ProperNoun)

    A title of honor or respect; more common in the form Excellency.

  5. Origin: excellentia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excellence(noun)

    the quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue

  2. Excellence(noun)

    an excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue

  3. Excellence(noun)

    a title of honor or respect; -- more common in the form excellency

Freebase

  1. Excellence

    Excellence is a talent or quality which is unusually good and so surpasses ordinary standards. It is also used as a standard of performance.


Translations for Excellence

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

excellence(noun)

unusual goodness or worth

this man's excellence as a teacher.

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