Meaning of “excellent” in the English Dictionary

"excellent" in British English

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excellentadjective

uk /ˈek.səl.ənt/ us /ˈek.səl.ənt/

A2 extremely good:

The food was excellent.
Her car is in excellent condition.
The fall in interest rates is excellent news for borrowers.
"Our sales are up for the third year in a row." "Excellent." (= I'm extremely pleased.)

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excellently
adverb uk /ˈek.səl.ənt.li/ us /ˈek.səl.ənt.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)

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