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Meaning of “excel” - Learner’s Dictionary

excel

verb     /ɪkˈsel/ ( present participle excelling, past tense and past participle excelled) formal
[I] to be very good at something: Paula always excelled in languages at school.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
excel yourself
to do something better than you usually do: The British team have excelled themselves this year to reach the finals.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
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