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English definition of “not to be outdone”

not to be outdone

not wanting someone else to do something better than you: Pat was wearing an outrageous purple dress, so, not to be outdone, I put on my new gold suit.Surpassing in quality or number
(Definition of not to be outdone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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