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English definition of “be no mean feat”

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be no mean feat

informal
C2 to be a great achievement: Getting the job finished in under a week was no mean feat.
Translations of “be no mean feat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 是了不起的成就…
in Chinese (Simplified) 是了不起的成就…
(Definition of be no mean feat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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