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English definition of “the crème de la crème”

the crème de la crème

noun [S] uk   /ˌkrem.də.lɑːˈkrem/ us  
the best people in a group or the best type of a particular thing: She was hoping to attract the crème de la crème of the art world to her exhibition.Good and excellent things
(Definition of the crème de la crème from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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