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English definition of “excellence”

excellence

noun [U]     /ˈeksələns/ HR
the quality of being excellent: excellence in sth Both firms have a long-standing reputation for excellence in customer service.achieve/promote/encourage excellence Our company mission is to achieve excellence through innovation and integration. → See also centre of excellence
(Definition of excellence noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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