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English definition of “the cream of sth”

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.Good and excellent things
(Definition of the cream of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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