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Overview of adj outstanding

The adj outstanding has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) outstanding

(distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record")

2. (3) outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking

(having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child")

3. outstanding, owing, undischarged

(owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts")

4. great, outstanding

(of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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