excellence

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noun ex·cel·lence \ˈek-s(ə-)lən(t)s\

Definition of excellence

  1. 1 :  the quality of being excellent

  2. 2 :  an excellent or valuable quality :  virtue

  3. 3 :  excellency 2

Examples of excellence in a sentence

  1. The school is known for the excellence of its teachers.

  2. an award for academic excellence

  3. setting a high standard of excellence

14th Century

First Known Use of excellence

14th century



EXCELLENCE Defined for English Language Learners

excellence

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noun ex·cel·lence \ˈek-s(ə-)lən(t)s\

Definition of excellence for English Language Learners

  • : extremely high quality


EXCELLENCE Defined for Kids

excellence

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noun ex·cel·lence \ˈek-sə-ləns\

Definition of excellence for Students

  1. :  high quality



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