Definition of par excellence in English:

par excellence

Line breaks: par ex¦cel|lence
Pronunciation: /pɑːr ˈɛks(ə)l(ə)ns
, paʀ ɛksɛlɑ̃s/


Better or more than all others of the same kind: Nash is, to many, the Regency architect par excellence


French, literally 'by excellence'.

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