par excellence

(redirected from (someone or something) par excellence)

par excellence

Best, most ideal, or most exemplary type (of person or thing). Used as a modifier that follows a noun. My father was always regarded as a gentleman par excellence in the community. Their newest device is a smartphone par excellence, seamlessly merging technological advances with everyday convenience.
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ˌpar ˈexcellence

(from French) (only used after the noun it describes) better than all the others of the same kind; a very good example of something: She turned out to be an organizer par excellence.
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