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crème de la crème

Of a person or a thing, the very best of a similar group or type. Literally translated from French as "cream of the cream." This car is the crème de la crème of luxury vehicles. Janet is the crème de la crème of photographers.
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the crême de la crême

the best people or things in a group or of a particular type (often + of ) The crême de la crême of young designers will be showing their collections at London Fashion Week.
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