outstanding outstanding  /ˌaʊt ˈstæn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) distinguished from others in excellence
  2. (adj) having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
  3. (adj) owed as a debt
  4. (adj) of major significance or importance

Usage(s):

  1. And Matthew's teacher, you're doing obviously an outstanding job -- although I understand Matthew's mom is also a teacher who has also won awards for her outstanding work.
  2. The Army recently recognized Gittins as one of its most outstanding young officers.
  3. Temasek in the past five years has moved from being a passive custodian to being an activeand outstandinginvestor.

News

  1. UF professor Calfee honored as outstanding tax attorney by peers

    Dennis Calfee, a University of Florida law professor, has been named Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year by the Florida Bar Tax Section in recognition of making a significant impact in improving the quality of tax law practice in Florida and the U.S. During Calfee's tenure, which began in 1975, the UF Graduate Tax Program has evolved into the top-ranked public-school tax program ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Gainesville Sun

  2. Skyview grad named outstanding teen at Miss Montana pageant

    Tessa Shelton, a Skyview High School graduate, was named Miss Outstanding Teen 2013 on Friday in Glendive.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Billings Gazette

  3. Sidney Crosby wins most outstanding player, second Ted Lindsay Award

    Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins won the 2012-13 Ted Lindsay Award, presented annually to the “Most Outstanding Player” in the NHL, as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA. Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, right wing Alex Ovechkin of … Continue reading ?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

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Quotes

  1. "It is terrific news," City manager Mark Hughes told the official club website. "Carlos is an international player of the highest class who possesses all the attributes that will help drive this club forward. He is not only outstanding...
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Mark Hughes Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Kennedy said that over the past few days he and his wife, Vicki, "along with my outstanding team of doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital, have consulted with experts from around the country and have decided that the best course of action for my...
    on Jun 2, 2005 By: Edward Kennedy Source: 570 News

  3. "The subcontinent has lost an outstanding leader who worked for democracy and reconciliation in her country," said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India, Pakistan's giant neighbour and nuclear rival. "The manner of her going is a reminder of...
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Reuters UK

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