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"excellent" in British English

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excellentadjective

uk   us   /ˈek.səl.ənt/
A2 extremely good: The ​food was excellent. Her ​car is in excellent ​condition. The ​fall in ​interestrates is excellent ​news for borrowers. "Our ​sales are up for the third ​year in a ​row." "Excellent." (= I'm ​extremelypleased.)
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excellently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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(Definition of excellent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"excellent" in American English

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excellentadjective

 us   /ˈek·sə·lənt/
extremely good: The ​car is in excellent ​condition.
excellence
noun [U]  us   /ˈek·sə·ləns/
The ​school is ​known for ​its excellence.
(Definition of excellent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “excellent”
in Arabic مُمْتاز…
in Korean 뛰어난…
in Portuguese excelente…
in Catalan excel·lent…
in Japanese すばらしい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卓越的, 优秀的, 杰出的…
in Turkish çok iyi, mükemmel, yüksek düzeyde…
in Russian превосходный, отличный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 卓越的, 優秀的, 傑出的…
in Italian eccellente…
in Polish doskonały…
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