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top-notch

Stellar; excellent; the best. Can be used with or without a hyphen. That restaurant is top-notch—you'll definitely get a good meal there. This is not a case of nepotism—Astrid won the award because her project was top notch.

top notch

the absolute best. (Hyphenated before a nominal.) Julie's singing in the musical is top notch. He prepared a top-notch meal before the movie and dessert for afterward.
See also: notch, top
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