outstanding achievement meaning, outstanding achievement definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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outstanding

  
1       adj   If you describe someone or something as outstanding, you think that they are very remarkable and impressive.   (=exceptional)  
Derartu is an outstanding athlete and deserved to win., ...an area of outstanding natural beauty...     
2       adj   Money that is outstanding has not yet been paid and is still owed to someone.  
You have to pay your outstanding bill before joining the scheme.     
3       adj   Outstanding issues or problems have not yet been resolved.  
usu ADJ n  
We still have some outstanding issues to resolve before we'll have a treaty that is ready to sign.     
4       adj   Outstanding means very important or obvious.  
The company is an outstanding example of a small business that grew into a big one...     
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