Definition of par excellence in English:

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par excellence

Pronunciation: /pɑːr ˈɛks(ə)l(ə)ns/
Pronunciation: /paʀ ɛksɛlɑ̃s/

adjective

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

Origin

French, literally 'by excellence'.

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