Word of the Day: Outstanding

outstanding

If something is outstanding, it is very good, better than the others, different from what is usual. Synonyms of outstanding are’exceptional’, ‘remarkable’ ‘extraordinary’.
There is another meaning of ‘outstanding’ which is less positive – in accounting it means an unpaid invoice or debt!

Use the links below to research the uses of ‘outstanding’.

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