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standout

noun [C] uk   /ˈstænd.aʊt/ US us  
an excellent example or the best example of something: While all the desserts are pretty good, the clear standout is the lemon pie.
standout
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈstænd.aʊt/ us  
Robshaw was the standout performer.
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