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phenomenon

noun [C] (SUCCESS)    /fəˈnɒm.ɪ.nən/ US  /-ˈnɑː.mə.nɑːn/ (plural phenomena   //   )
someone or something that is extremely successful, often because of special qualities or abilities: The Beatles were a phenomenon - nobody had heard anything like them before.Good and excellent thingsSuccessful (things or people)
(Definition of phenomenon noun (SUCCESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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