What does excellence mean?

Definitions for excellence
ˈɛk sə lənsex·cel·lence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excellencenoun

    the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree

  2. excellence, excellencynoun

    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. excellencenoun

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

    Etymology: excellentia

  2. excellencenoun

    Something in which one excels.

    Etymology: excellentia

  3. excellencenoun

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

    Etymology: excellentia

  4. Excellencenoun

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

    Etymology: excellentia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excellencenoun

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

  2. Excellencenoun

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

  3. Excellencenoun

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellence in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of excellence in a Sentence

  1. Leslie Miklosy:

    Pursue excellence rather than fame -- it will get you farther faster, and will be way more satisfying.

  2. Kennedy Center president Deborah Rutter:

    Their individual paths to excellence are inspirational and their contributions to the fabric of American culture are equally permanent and timeless.

  3. Fabrizio Gallo:

    Henry played a significant role in building a leading franchise for our Americas equities business and navigating the firm through significant changes in our sector, he embodies the core values of the firm and has set an example in delivering excellence to our clients.

  4. Longfellow:

    In character, in manners, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.

  5. Buhlebenkosi Bhebhe:

    life is like a chess game, and I am but a mere pawn that against all odds moves forward in the face of any danger in the hope of one day becoming a greater than I am. like a pawn I only move forward towards my goal and do not under any circumstances go back or retreat. I aim at achieving excellence through hard work and dedication to the job at hand. even when all seems impossible and out of reach I believe that failure is not an option but a stepping stone towards achieving my dreams.

Images & Illustrations of excellence

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