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personal best

Syllabification: per·son·al best

Definition of personal best in English:

noun

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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  • In the men's 4x400m, the first two runners both ran personal bests.
  • The women's team was filled with excellent performances including many personal bests.
  • Although this result did not meet his expectations, his time of 1: 04.91 in the preliminary heat was a personal best for the Scarborough native.

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