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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.Good and excellent things
world-beating
adjective uk   /ˈwɜːldˌbiː.tɪŋ/ us    /ˈwɝːldˌbiː.t̬ɪŋ/
a world-beating partnershipSuccessful (things or people)
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