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English definition of “phenom”

phenom

noun [C]   /fəˈnɒm/ US  /-ˈnɑːm/ US slang
someone or something extremely successful, especially someone young in sports who achieves a lot very quickly: In less than a year, the 21-year-old phenom has beome the best player in baseball.Successful (things or people)
(Definition of phenom noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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