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outstanding

adjective uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈstæn.dɪŋ/

outstanding adjective (EXCELLENT)

B2 clearly very much better than what is usual: an outstanding performance/writer/novel/year It's an area of outstanding natural beauty.
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outstanding adjective (NOT FINISHED)

not yet paid, solved, or done: $450 million in outstanding debts There are still a couple of problems outstanding.
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outstandingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He was an outstandingly successful mayor from 1981 to 1984.
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