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world-beater

noun [C]     /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     /ˈwɜːldˌbiː.tɪŋ/ US  /ˈwɝːldˌbiː.t̬ɪŋ/ adjective a world-beating partnershipSuccessful (things or people)
(Definition of world-beater noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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