Definition of A1 in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌāˈwən/


1Very good or well; excellent: guitar in A1 condition
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  • Last season's Grand National-winning jockey returned to the saddle at Catterick yesterday and reported himself to be in 'A1' condition.
  • The car's build quality is A1, but the ride is jiggly on less than good road surfaces.
  • All values relate to showroom prices for cars in A1 condition.
1.1 Nautical (Of a vessel) equipped to the highest standard, especially as certified by a classification society; first-class.
Example sentences
  • Built by the Dublin Dockyard Company in 1923, Lloyd's of London graded her 'A1' up to 1950.

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