Translation of "outstanding" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˌaʊtˈstæn.dɪŋ/ us /ˌaʊtˈstæn.dɪŋ/

outstanding adjective (EXCELLENT)

B2 clearly very much better than what is usual

an outstanding performance/writer/novel/year 杰出的表现/优秀的作家/出色的小说/不同凡响的一年
It's an area of outstanding natural beauty. 这一地区自然风景极为优美。

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  • The region is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty.
  • Her outstanding performances set a new benchmark for singers throughout the world.
  • He produced the outstanding performance of the match.
  • He gave an outstanding speech to the other directors.
  • Passing her exams was an outstanding achievement.

outstanding adjective (NOT FINISHED)

not yet paid, solved, or done

$450 million in outstanding debts 4.5亿美元的拖欠债款
There are still a couple of problems outstanding. 还有几个问题没有解决。

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  • Any outstanding library fines must be paid before you can graduate.
  • There are a number of outstanding problems that still need to be resolved.
  • They believe that all the outstanding issues should fall within the ambit of the talks.
  • He calculated the difference between the outstanding debts and credits.
  • She used the money to pay off the outstanding amount on her mortgage.

(Translation of “outstanding” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)