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calibre

noun [U] (QUALITY) UK (US caliber)     /ˈkæl.ɪ.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
the quality of someone or something, especially someone's ability : If teaching paid more it might attract people of (a) higher calibre. The competition entries were of such (a) high calibre that judging them was very difficult .Quality and standard
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