from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that is markedly superior to all others, as in the ability to succeed.

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  • noun idiomatic Someone or something superior to all others of its sort.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position


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