world-beating

adjective

: better than all others of the same kind
a world-beating athlete/car

Examples of world-beating in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The deer has a magnificent frame, long tines, lengthy beams, and world-beating brow tines. Josh Honeycutt, Outdoor Life, 27 Mar. 2024 For all that, even world-beating innovation and adaptation will get an army only so far. Shashank Joshi, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024 The once world-beating Anheuser-Busch brand took a major hit in 2023 after sending a promotional can to trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney, which sparked a backlash from conservative media outlets and artists including Kid Rock, Travis Tritt and John Rich. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 6 Feb. 2024 In October, Microsoft overcame Federal Trade Commission resistance in federal court and closed its purchase of Activision Blizzard, makers of such world-beating games as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Diablo. Will Swaim, National Review, 6 Jan. 2024 The news does not come as a surprise after a year in which Swift staged a world-beating global tour and was seemingly ubiquitous in nearly every form of media — the report estimates one in 78 on-demand audio streams in the U.S. was a Swift song (note: that total does not include video). Jem Aswad, Variety, 10 Jan. 2024 But to achieve world-beating GDP growth at the same time, authorities let nominally private local government financing vehicles do the borrowing instead, keeping liabilities off the state’s books. Daniel H. Rosen, Foreign Affairs, 13 Nov. 2023 McLaren has Unit 2, a run-down-looking industrial building near its headquarters in the U.K. that houses its history of world-beating Formula 1 cars. Ben Oliver, Robb Report, 24 Sep. 2023 For those born before CDs ruled the Earth and basketball nerds, every Winning Time episode has been a prelude to these scrappy Lakers transforming into the hyperspeed, world-beating Showtime Lakers. Keith Nelson, Men's Health, 29 Aug. 2023

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“World-beating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/world-beating. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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