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English definition of “exceptional”

exceptional

adjective     /ɪkˈsep.ʃən.əl/ approving
B2 much greater than usual, especially in skill, intelligence, quality, etc.: an exceptional student exceptional powers of concentration The company has shown exceptional growth over the past two years.Extremely good exceptionally     /-i/ adverb an exceptionally fine portraitExtremely good
(Definition of exceptional adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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