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world-beater

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɜːldˌbiː.tər/  us   /ˈwɝːldˌbiː.t̬ɚ/
a person or thing that is better than any other of its type: She has loads of natural talent as a runner and with rigorous training she could be a world-beater.
world-beating
adjective uk   /ˈwɜːldˌbiː.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈwɝːldˌbiː.t̬ɪŋ/
a world-beating partnership
Translations of “world-beater”
in Chinese (Traditional) 舉世無雙的人(或物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 举世无双的人(或物)…
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