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excel

verb /ikˈsel/ ( past tense, past participle excelled)
to stand out beyond others (in some quality etc); to do very well (in or at some activity)
sich auszeichnen
He excelled in mathematics / at football.
to be better than
übertreffen
She excels them all at swimming.
excellence /ˈek-/ noun unusual goodness or worth
die Vortrefflichkeit
Many of his former students have praised his excellence as a teacher.
Excellency /ˈek-/ noun ( plural Excellencies) (with His, Youretc) a title of honour, used eg for ambassadors
die Exzellenz
His/Your Excellency Their Excellencies.
excellent /ˈek-/ adjective unusually good
ausgezeichnet
an excellent plan.
excellently adverb
ausgezeichnet
(Definition of excel from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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