Excellence

  • 1 excellence — [ ɛkselɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1160; lat. excellentia, de excellere → exceller 1 ♦ Littér. Degré éminent de perfection qu une personne, une chose, a en son genre. ⇒ perfection, supériorité. L excellence d un vin. « S ils connaissaient l excellence de l… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Excellence — is the state or quality of excelling. Particularly in the field of business and organizations, excellence is considered to be an important value, and a goal to be pursued. See also * Excellent Cadavers * Excellent Women * Excellency * National… …

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  • 3 excellence — ex‧cel‧lence [ˈeksləns] noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES when someone is very good at something, or when something is of very high quality: • Employers should reward achievement and encourage excellence. * * * excellence UK US /ˈeksələns/ noun …

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  • 4 excellence — Excellence. s. f. v. Degré de perfection au dessus des autres. En quoy consiste l excellence de cette Musique, de cette Comedie, de ce livre? cela est beau par excellence. je n en connois pas l excellence. c est en cela qu est l excellence.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 excellence — excellence, merit, virtue, perfection are comparable when meaning a quality or feature of a person or thing that gives him or it especial worth or value. Excellence applies to a quality or feature in which the person or thing excels or surpasses… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 excellence — Excellence, Claritas, Exuperantia, Praestantia, Splendor, Excellentia. Excellence de dignité resident en la personne des Rois, ou au corps d un peuple vivant en democratie, Maiestas. Excellence et dignité soit à cause de la race, ou pour quelque… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 7 Excellence — Ex cel*lence, n. [F. excellence, L. excellentia.] 1. The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue. [1913 Webster] Consider first that great Or bright infers not… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 excellence — mid 14c., from O.Fr. excellence, from L. excellentia, from excellentem (see EXCELLENT (Cf. excellent)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 excellence — index caliber (quality), efficiency, merit, prowess (ability), right (righteousness), signi …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 excellence — [n] superiority arete, class, distinction, éclat, eminence, excellency, fineness, goodness, greatness, high quality, merit, perfection, preeminence, purity, quality, superbness, supremacy, transcendence, virtue, worth; concept 671 Ant. failure,… …

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  • 11 excellence — ► NOUN ▪ the quality of being excellent …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 excellence — [ek′sə ləns] n. [ME < OFr < L excellentia < prp. of excellere] 1. the fact or condition of excelling; superiority; surpassing goodness, merit, etc. 2. something in which a person or thing excels; particular virtue 3. [E ] EXCELLENCY …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 excellence — (è ksè lan s ) s. f. 1°   Éminent degré de qualité, en un genre. L excellence d un remède, d un fruit. •   Digne de la grandeur et de l excellence de l homme, MASS. Car. Culte.. •   L excellence de la musique est dans le chant, et la mélodie en… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 EXCELLENCE — s. f. Degré éminent de perfection. En quoi consiste l excellence de cette musique, de cette comédie, de ce livre ? C est ce qui en fait l excellence. L excellence d un fruit, d un vin, d un mets, d un remède. Fam., Avoir une grande idée de sa… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 15 excellence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ academic, artistic, athletic (AmE), culinary (esp. BrE), design, educational, journalistic, literary, manufacturing, musical …

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  • 16 EXCELLENCE — n. f. Degré éminent de perfection. En quoi consiste l’excellence de cette musique, de cette comédie, de ce livre? L’excellence d’un fruit, d’un vin, d’un mets, d’un remède. Prix d’excellence, Prix d’ensemble décerné à l’élève qui s’est le plus… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 17 excellence — ex|cel|lence [ˈeksələns] n [U] the quality of being excellent excellence of ▪ the excellence of the performance excellence in ▪ the university s reputation for excellence. ▪ centres of academic excellence →↑par excellence …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 excellence — [[t]e̱ksələns[/t]] N UNCOUNT If someone or something has the quality of excellence, they are extremely good in some way. → See also par excellence ...the top US award for excellence in journalism and the arts. ...a school once noted for its… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 excellence — nf. (à traduire par un adj.) => Bon, Excellent. Fra. L excellence de votre goût : vtron bon go <votre bon goût> (Albanais.001). A1) ladv., par excellence : (k vin) avan to lôz âtro <(qui vient) avant tous les autres> (à faire… …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 20 excellence — Gen Mgt, Ops a state of organizational performance achieved through the successful integration of a variety of operational and strategic elements that enables an organization to become one of the best in its field. Excellence is initially evident …

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