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Meaning of “superb” in the English Dictionary

"superb" in British English

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superbadjective

uk   /suːˈpɜːb/  us   /-ˈpɝːb/
B2 of ​excellentquality; very ​great: He is a superb ​dancer. Taylor ​scored a superb ​goal at the end of the first ​half.

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superbly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​orchestraplayed superbly.
(Definition of superb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"superb" in American English

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superbadjective [not gradable]

 us   /sʊˈpɜrb/
of the very ​bestquality; ​excellent: superb ​seafood The ​cast is superb, ​especially Philip Bosco.
superbly
adverb  us   /sʊˈpɜrb·li/
a superbly ​illustratedbook
(Definition of superb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “superb”
in Korean 훌륭한…
in Arabic مُمْتاز…
in Malaysian sangat istimewa…
in French superbe, magnifique…
in Russian великолепный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極好的,超級的,傑出的…
in Italian sontuoso, superbo…
in Turkish mükemmel…
in Polish pierwszorzędny, znakomity…
in Spanish magnífico, maravilloso, excelente…
in Vietnamese tuyệt vời…
in Portuguese magnífico, excelente, maravilhoso…
in Thai ดีเลิศ…
in German herrlich…
in Catalan magnífic…
in Japanese 極上の, すばらしい, 見事な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极好的,超级的,杰出的…
in Indonesian hebat…
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