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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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Real Estate Development Customer Care Excellence Award -- Al Wasl Properties
The winners of the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards in the 12 categories were Excellence in IT Business Intelligence, Umar Afzal, Excellence in Software Development Bilal Hashmat, Excellence in Software Export M/S NetSol Technologies Limited, Excellence in Networking, Ameen Sharif, Excellence in IT Research & Development Zeeshan-ul-Hasan Usmani, Excellence in IT Education Osman Hasan, Excellence in Project Management Gohar Ahmed Khan, Excellence in IT Media & Publication Shahrukh Dilshad, Excellence as an IT Student Muhammad Usman Shahbaz, Excellence in IT Enabled Service Offering Raza Saeed, CIO of the Year Dr.
Such a dedication to excellence would ensure modern services for citizens.
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Leviticus was awarded the CDFI Excellence Award for Advocacy due to its tireless leadership in advocating for issues of concern to the CDFI industry.
Michael Blackstone, a contracts specialist in DARPA's Contracts Management Office, received the DARPA Award for Sustained Excellence by a Government Agent for his support to the CPOF program and program managers in DARPA's Information Exploitation Office.
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Conseco executives said many of the fixes put into place by Process Excellence will save money repeatedly in future years.
The Executive of the Year award is the highest honor bestowed by PIMA, traditionally presented to senior-level executives in the pulp, paper, or converting industries for excellence in management and outstanding contributions to the industry as a whole.
What seems like an eon ago, Tom Peters catapulted himself onto the national stage by co-authoring In Search of Excellence.