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Papyrus
PAPYRUS, VESSELS OF
PAQ
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Paque
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Par
par avance
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Par of exchange
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par excellence definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: to a degree of excellence; "he is the honest politician par excellence"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: French, literally, by excellence Date: 1695 being the best of a kind ; preeminent <a chef par excellence>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. as having special excellence; being the supreme example of its kind (the short story par excellence). Etymology: F, = by excellence

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

You say that something is a particular kind of thing par excellence in order to emphasize that it is a very good example of that kind of thing. He has been a meticulous manager, a manager par excellence. ADJ: n ADJ [emphasis] Par excellence is also an adverb. Bresson is par excellence the Catholic film-maker. ADV: ADV after v



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