par excellence definition

  • adjective:
    • Being ideal or truest of a sort; quintessential: a diplomat par excellence.
    • Being the best of its sort.
    • becoming a quintessential illustration of the kind under consideration.
  • noun:
    • By virtue of manifest superiority; by the highest right, claim, or qualification; preĆ«minently.
  • adverb:
    • to a qualification of superiority
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