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"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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"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.
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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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