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"excel" in British English

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excelverb [I]

uk   us   /ɪkˈsel/ (-ll-)
(Definition of excel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"excel" in American English

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excelverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪkˈsel/ (-ll-)
to do something very well or be ​highlyskilled, and be ​better than most ​others: [I] They all ​performed well, but the ​leaddancer really excelled.
(Definition of excel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"excel" in Business English

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excelverb [I]

uk   us   /ɪkˈsel/ (-ll-)
to be extremely good at something: excel in/at sth Their biggest ​competitiveadvantage is that they excel at ​manufacturingsmall, gas-efficient ​vehicles at ​lowcost.

Excel™noun

uk   us   trademark IT
a ​brand of ​software used for ​creating spreadsheets (= ​documents with rows of ​data for showing ​amounts and making ​calculations): an Excel ​document/​spreadsheet These ​instructionsassume you are familiar with using Excel.
(Definition of excel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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