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The last months, weeks and days have seen accelerating discussions, involving the DUP for the first time, about a comprehensive agreement which would see all outstanding matters dealt with and the Good Friday Agreement implemented in full.
Gerry Adams

Meaning of "outstanding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUTSTANDING

outstanding  [ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUTSTANDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Outstanding is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OUTSTANDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Outstanding

"Outstanding" is a song originally performed by The Gap Band and written by member Raymond Calhoun. The song originally appeared on the group's platinum-selling 1982 album Gap Band IV. It is one of their signature songs and biggest hits, reaching the number one spot on the U.S. R&B Singles Chart in February 1983. "Outstanding" peaked at number fifty-one on the Hot 100.

Definition of outstanding in the English dictionary

The first definition of outstanding in the dictionary is superior; excellent; distinguished. Other definition of outstanding is prominent, remarkable, or striking. Outstanding is also still in existence; unsettled, unpaid, or unresolved.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUTSTANDING


banding
ˈbændɪŋ
branding
ˈbrændɪŋ
crash-landing
ˈkræʃˈlændɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
expanding
ɪkˈspændɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
freestanding
ˌfriːˈstændɪŋ
grandstanding
ˈɡrændstændɪŋ
landing
ˈlændɪŋ
misunderstanding
ˌmɪsʌndəˈstændɪŋ
notwithstanding
ˌnɒtwɪθˈstændɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
postlanding
ˌpəʊstˈlændɪŋ
rebranding
ˌriːˈbrændɪŋ
sanding
ˈsændɪŋ
self-standing
ˌsɛlfˈstændɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ
upstanding
ʌpˈstændɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUTSTANDING

outstand
outstandingly
outstare
outstart
outstate
outstation
outstation movement
outstay
outstay one´s welcome
outsteer
outstep
outstood
outstrain
outstretch
outstretched
outstridden
outstride
outstrike
outstrip
outstripped

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUTSTANDING

according
ascending
astounding
binding
bonding
commanding
corresponding
defending
demanding
descending
founding
funding
grinding
grounding
lending
long-standing
mending
pounding
sounding
vending
winding

Synonyms and antonyms of outstanding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OUTSTANDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «outstanding» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of outstanding

Translation of «outstanding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUTSTANDING

Find out the translation of outstanding to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of outstanding from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «outstanding» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

突出的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

extraordinario
570 millions of speakers

English

outstanding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बकाया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بَارِزٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выдающийся
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

excepcional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনিষ্পন্ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

exceptionnel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cemerlang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hervorragend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

傑出した
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

현저한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pinunjul
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nổi bật
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிலுவையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्कृष्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ödenmemiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eccezionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyróżniający się
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

видатний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

remarcabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διακεκριμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitstaande
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utomordentlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

framragende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of outstanding

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTSTANDING»

The term «outstanding» is very widely used and occupies the 1.992 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTSTANDING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about outstanding

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10 QUOTES WITH «OUTSTANDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word outstanding.
1
Gerry Adams
The last months, weeks and days have seen accelerating discussions, involving the DUP for the first time, about a comprehensive agreement which would see all outstanding matters dealt with and the Good Friday Agreement implemented in full.
2
Danny Aiello
My father never saw me play ball, and I was an outstanding ballplayer. I missed all that adoration.
3
George Allen, Sr.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
4
Dev Anand
You create a work of art. You do not know whether it will get public sanction. Sometimes outstanding films do no business, and sometimes films which are not so good work.
5
Donald Bren
My ultimate dream is for the Irvine Ranch to be known and celebrated as much for the outstanding communities we've planned and built as it is for what is not developed. The beneficiary being the 50,000 acres of undeveloped land that is now permanently preserved and conserved as Open Space and parklands.
6
Dave Brubeck
When I was 20, Shostakovich was my favorite composer. I still find his Fifth Symphony wonderful, with its outstanding themes and rhythms. That's the piece that made me want to be a classical composer.
7
Quentin Bryce
I didn't have any Indigenous friends until I was in my 30s, and I'll always remember and be inspired by the remarkable friendship I had with Connie Bush, an outstanding Indigenous leader from Groot Eylandt on who was on the National Women's Advisory Council with me.
8
Andrew Buchan
I feel very privileged to have worked with a lot of outstanding actors: Alun Armstrong, Peter Mullan, Matt Smith and Andrew Garfield.
9
Benjamin N. Cardozo
The outstanding truths of life, the great and unquestioned phenomena of society, are not to be argued away as myths and vagaries when they do not fit within our little moulds. If necessary, we must remake the moulds.
10
Steve Case
I was not an outstanding student. I did a reasonable amount of work. I got generally good - pretty good grades, but I was not that passionate about getting straight A's.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUTSTANDING»

Discover the use of outstanding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to outstanding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Outstanding Books for the College Bound: Titles and Programs ...
Listing nearly 200 books deemed outstanding for teh college bound by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), this indispensable resource * Examines how teh previous lists in the series were developed, and explains the book's ...
Angela Carstensen, Young Adult Library Services Association, 2011
2
Outstanding!: 47 Ways to Make Your Organization Exceptional
"Outstanding! hits the nail on the head in every way: Practical content, terrific stories, and an easy read. Miller has provided a road map for organizations to become exceptional--just follow the path laid out. Definitely a must read!
John G. Miller, 2010
3
How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher
This book contains lots of easy-to-introduce activities and techniques that will propel satisfactory and good lessons into the outstanding category - not just when being observed, but all the time.
David Dunn, 2011
4
Enduring Success: What We Can Learn from the History of ...
Enduring Success explores how some of the world's top-performing and longest-standing companies have consistently beat their competitors for more than 100 years.
Christian Stadler, 2011
5
Outstanding Mini Albums: 50 Ideas For Creating Mini Scrapbooks
Outstanding Mini Albums is filled with inspiration, ideas and instructions for creating mini scrapbooks of all kinds, from cleverly embellished store-bought albums to books made completely from scratch.
Jessica Acs, 2009
6
Outstanding Women's Monologues: volume two
Editors Craig Pospisil and Danna Call compiled this new collection of more than fifty monologues selected exclusively from Dramatists Play Service publications from recent seasons.
Craig Pospisil, Danna Call, 2010
7
Outstanding Lateral Thinking Puzzles
The latest in the hugely popular series of think-out-of-the box brainteasers, including Classic Lateral Thinking Challenges and Colorful Lateral Thinking Puzzles.
Paul Sloane, Des MacHale, 2005
8
Secrets of Outstanding Persons
The book provides invaluable information in an extraordinary conversational form, which gives the reader a powerful sense of interactivity.
Kudo Eresia-Eke, 2013
9
Outstanding Women in Public Administration
Each chapter relates the life and work of one subject to the broad issues faced by today's public servants.
Claire L. Felbinger, Wendy A. Haynes, 2004
10
Outstanding leadership
Future titles in the series will cover skills such as partnering, people management, focus, confidence and balance.
Molly Harvey, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUTSTANDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term outstanding is used in the context of the following news items.
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Great Gonerby school celebrates outstanding report
St Sebastian's Primary School in Great Gonerby has been awarded an 'outstanding' grade following an inspection by the National Society ... «Grantham Journal, Jul 15»
2
We caught the fever again, thanks to outstanding Filipino theater
The Bee Gees' music gives flesh to one's recollection of an era, back when one's responsibilities were only to one's homework, and didn't have ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
3
OSU's Joe Smith wins Fargo title, outstanding wrestler honor
The championship performance also earned Smith the Outstanding Wrestler recognition as he blasted his seven opponents, winning each ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
4
Outstanding Junior Rangers win cash prize for their academy
Outstanding Junior Rangers from a city academy have been ... winner of the Outstanding Junior Rangers Award at Charles Warren Academy. «Milton Keynes Citizen, Jul 15»
5
Outstanding result for Barcombe school
They concluded: “This is an outstanding school.” The 'Outstanding' result was awarded to each category of the school's performance ... «Sussex Express, Jul 15»
6
Arnold man arrested on several outstanding warrants
The suspect was wanted in Arnold on $785 in bonds and three outstanding warrants for destruction of property, peace disturbance and failure ... «Leader Publications, Jul 15»
7
Prizes for outstanding Mearns students
Two Mearns computing students have won awards for their outstanding academic performance at Robert Gordon University (RGU). Computer ... «Kincardineshire Observer, Jul 15»
8
Greneway School savour an outstanding year of athletics
The Year 7 and 8, and Year 5 and 6 athletics teams added many of the North Herts Schools' League titles to their already impressive collection. «Cambridge News, Jul 15»
9
Local realtor named 'Championship Agent' for outstanding service
Local realtor named 'Championship Agent' for outstanding service. Published: Saturday, July 25, 2015. 0 Comments. By Dave Herndon Twitter: @NHDaveH. «Southgate News Herald, Jul 15»
10
Le Chabanais, restaurant review: 'For every outstanding dish, there's …
For every outstanding dish, though, there's a miss, or near-miss. Turbot, as sexily dressed as anything from the neighbouring Roland Mouret ... «The Independent, Jul 15»

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