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outstanding

Pronunciation: /aʊtˈstændɪŋ/

Translation of outstanding in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (excellent) [ability/beauty] extraordinario, excepcional; [achievement/performer] destacado a young composer of outstanding talent un joven compositor de excepcional or singular talento what did you think of it? — outstanding! ¿qué tal te pareció? — ¡excepcional!
    Example sentences
    • Nepal is also, of course, a country of outstanding natural beauty.
    • I understood this land was an area of outstanding natural beauty.
    • The Lake District National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty that is protected for the benefit of the nation as a whole.
    1.2 (prominent) (before noun/delante del nombre) [feature/detail] destacado
    Example sentences
    • Lewis-Francis is the most obvious and outstanding product of his time.
    • Even allowing for this, he remains the outstanding figure of early English history.
  • 2 2.1 (unpaid) [debt/account] pendiente (de pago) the amount outstanding is $105 la deuda pendiente es de 105 dólares, quedan por pagar 105 dólares 2.2 (remaining) [request/problem] pendiente, por resolver
    Example sentences
    • It had no bank debt outstanding when the deal was signed late last week.
    • In most cases a judge will attempt to help both the borrower and the lender reach an agreement about how the outstanding debt can best be discharged.
    • The only circumstances in which they could call in all outstanding debts would be in the event of their own disbandment.
    2.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) outstanding stock o shares acciones (feminine plural) en circulación

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