Definition of “the cream of sth” - English Dictionary

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“the cream of sth” in British English

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the cream of sth

C1 the best of a particular group of things or people:

The cream of this year's graduates have gone abroad for jobs.
These artists are the best of our students - the cream of the crop.

(Definition of “the cream of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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