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English definition of “excel”

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
(Definition of excel verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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