center of excellence

noun phrase

: a place of high achievement (in some subject or area)
The university is becoming a center of excellence for genetic engineering.

Examples of center of excellence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Steve Cousins: Willow was this center of excellence. Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum, 7 Nov. 2017 The MultiChoice studios that produce shows for us are a real center of excellence with a sense of excitement and pride in being able to build an African business that creates jobs in Africa, that provides opportunities for the local industry and to also build global profiles. Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Aug. 2023

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“Center of excellence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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