The best time or score ever achieved by an athlete in a particular event: she clocked two hours 24 minutes 59 seconds, breaking her own personal best of 2:29:53
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- Padrinao stopped short of predicting a gold medal, or guaranteeing a personal best.
- They have seen the pride of a child who has exercised self-discipline to achieve his personal best.
- Women's captain Katie Sam also led the team by example by running a new personal best of 27.1s in the 200m.
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Syllabification: per·son·al best
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