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superior

adjective
 
 
/suːˈpɪəriər/
better in quality than other things of a similar type: We pride ourselves on having achieved a corporate culture of superior performance. superior products/brands superior customer/after-sales service superior value/results/returnsbe superior to sth The firm's technology is widely regarded as being superior to that of its rivals.far/vastly superior (to sth) The school system was far superior when he left than it was when he was elected mayor.
WORKPLACE having a higher position than someone else in a company or organization: superior officers
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