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  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 centre of excellence — ˌcentre of ˈexcellence , center of excellence noun [countable] a place which is well known for doing a particular type of work extremely well: • The university s engineering department is world famous as a centre of excellence for engineering… …

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  • 4 centre of excellence — A focal point, esp a university (or one of its departments), for work at the highest level (in a particular subject) • • • Main Entry: ↑centre * * * centre of excellence UK US noun [countable] [singular centre of excellence plural …

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  • 5 Order of Excellence — This article is about the Jamaican order. For the similarly named Alberta order, see Alberta Order of Excellence. The Order of Excellence is one of the six civil decorations of Jamaica which are awarded annually to deserving citizens. [1] The… …

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  • 6 In Search of Excellence — is an international bestselling book written by Tom Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr. First published in 1982 it is one of the biggest selling and most widely read business books ever, selling 3 million copies in its first four years, and being… …

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  • 7 Network of Excellence — (NoE) are medium sized research projects funded by the European Commission in the FP6 and FP7 (Seventh Framework Programme) funding programs designed to strengthen scientific and technological excellence on a particular research topic through the …

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  • 8 Curriculum for Excellence — is the national curriculum for Scottish Schools for learners from age 3 to 18. It was developed out of a 2002 consultation exercise – the National Debate on Education – undertaken by the Scottish Executive on the state of school education. In… …

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  • 9 par excellence — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r) e̱ksəlɑːns, AM lɑ͟ːns[/t]] ADJ: n ADJ (emphasis) 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… …

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  • 10 FASEB Excellence in Science Award — The Excellence in Science Award was established by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) in 1989 to recognize outstanding achievement by women in biological science. All women who are members of one or more of the… …

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  • 11 par excellence — par ex|cel|lence [ˌpa:r ˈeksəla:ns US eksəˈla:ns] adj [only after noun] [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: by excellence ] the very best of a particular thing ▪ Auguste Escoffier, masterchef par excellence …

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  • 12 National Centre of Excellence in Geology — The National Centre of Excellence in Geology (NCEG), University of Peshawar, is an institution of higher learning and research in geosciences. It was established in 1974 under an act of the parliament, Government of Pakistan. Center activities… …

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  • 13 ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence — The ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence is a specialized educational facility based in Doha, the capital of the Gulf State of Qatar, that provides an exceptional and comprehensive learning environment for children from 12 years old and upwards… …

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  • 14 John Philip Sousa Foundation — The John Philip Sousa Foundation is a non profit foundation dedicated to the promotion of band music internationally. The foundation administers a number of projects and awards supporting high quality band performance, conducting, and composition …

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  • 15 Anne Bracegirdle — Portrait d Anne Bracegirdle. Anne Bracegirdle, (née vers 1671 – 12 septembre 1748) était une actrice anglaise. Biographie L enfance d Anne Bracegirdle est mal connue. Sa date de naissance fait l objet de débats, en raison de contradictions dans… …

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  • 16 paragon — paragonless, adj. /par euh gon , geuhn/, n. 1. a model or pattern of excellence or of a particular excellence. 2. Print. a 20 point type. 3. an unusually large, round pearl. v.t. 4. to compare; parallel. 5. to be a match for; rival. 6. Obs. to… …

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  • 17 paragon — /ˈpærəgən / (say paruhguhn) noun 1. a model or pattern of excellence, or of a particular excellence. 2. Printing a type size (20 points). 3. an unusually large round pearl. 4. a perfect diamond weighing 100 carats or more. {Middle French, from… …

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  • 18 fancy — I. transitive verb (fancied; fancying) Date: 14th century 1. to have a fancy for ; like 2. to form a conception of ; imagine < fancy our embarrassment > 3. a. to believe mistakenly or without evidence …

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  • 19 Secularism — is generally the assertion that governmental practices or institutions should exist separately from religion or religious beliefs. Alternatively, it is a principle of promoting secular ideas or values in either public or private settings over… …

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  • 20 Vladimir Ovchinnikov (painter) — Vladimir Ivanovich Ovchinnikov Born July 14, 1911 Saratov, Russian Empire Died …

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