Meaning of “success story” in the English Dictionary

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success storynoun [ C ]

us /səkˈses ˌstɔr·i, ˌstoʊr·i/

something or someone who achieves an unusual degree of success:

My mother’s sister, Karla, was a doctor and the success story in her family.

(Definition of “success story” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)