Excellency - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeksələnsi|  American pronunciation of the word excellency
Brit.  |ˈɛks(ə)l(ə)nsi|  British pronunciation of the word excellency

noun

- a title used to address dignitaries (such as ambassadors or governors); usually preceded by `Your' or `His' or `Her'
- an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels (syn: excellence)

Examples

...claimed that granite has so many excellencies as material for countertops that it is well worth the high price...

...the excellency of the violins crafted by Stradivarius is beyond dispute...

His Excellency the Swedish ambassador

His Excellency the French Ambassador

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