Definition of excellency
1 : excellence; especially : outstanding or valuable quality —usually used in plural so crammed, as he thinks, with excellencies — William Shakespeare
2 —used as a title for high dignitaries of state (such as a governor or an ambassador) or church (such as a Roman Catholic archbishop or bishop)
Examples of excellency in a Sentence
claimed that granite has so many excellencies as material for countertops that it is well worth the high price
the excellency of the violins crafted by Stradivarius is beyond dispute
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So permit me to render your Excellency this little service once again.
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