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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To surpass; to excel; to exceed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To surpass; to excel; to exceed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To excel; surpass.
  • To excel others; display unusual superiority.

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See precellence. (Wiktionary)

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