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English definition of “excel”

excel

verb [I]     /ɪkˈsel/ (-ll-)
C2 to be extremely good at something: Rebecca always excelled in languages at school.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling excel yourself C2 to do something better than you usually do: The British team have excelled themselves this year to reach the finals.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
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