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the cream of sth

C1 the best of a particular group of things or people: The cream of this year's graduates have gone abroad for jobs. These artists are the best of our students - the cream of the crop.
Translations of “the cream of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) …的精華, …的精英…
in Chinese (Simplified) …的精华, …的精英…
(Definition of the cream of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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