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adjective above the average, beyond compare, brought to perfection, chief, choice, crowning, distinguished, exceptional, exemplary, extraordinary, faultless, favorite, first-class, first-rate, flawless, foremost, greater, highest, incomparable, inimitable, matchless, maximum, most desirable, most excellent, optimal, paramount, peerless, perfect, preeminent, record-breaking, sans pareil, second to none, select, superior, superlative, supernormal, supreme, surpassing, top-level, top-notch, topmost, transcendent, unequaled, unparalleled, unrivaled, uppermost, without comparison
Associated concepts: best ability, best and highest use, best bid, best efforts, best energies, best evidence, best interests, best interests of a child, best interests of the public, best quality, best skill and discretion or judgment, best testimony
See also: absolute, cardinal, ideal, outstanding, premium, prime, select, subdue, superlative, transcend, utmost
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Economist Sean Mooney, senior vice president of the Insurance Information Institute, has compiled all the necessary data in "Insuring Your Business," the ultimate guide to getting the best insurance coverage possible.
When the exclusive broker is focused on getting the best deal for the seller, the entire industry benefits.
Said Gil Cates, chairman of the DGA's negotiating committee: ``We walked into negotiations with two goals in mind: getting the best possible deal for our members and keeping our members and the industry working.
It seems most African American consumers are not getting the best deal when they go into a dealership to buy a car.
Shoppers are getting the best deals around on the most popular products and they don't even have to get out of their slippers on the most hectic shopping day of the year.
City Councilman Tony Cardenas, who chairs the council committee, said he plans to convene a meeting of DWP janitorial supervisors to determine whether the utility is getting the best deal for mops and cleaning supplies under a $1.
Centers in high profile shopping districts, such as the North Shore's Garden City-Carlo Place-Westbury hub, are getting the best of these times.
A few simple key strokes enables users to confirm whether they are getting the best deal available, the best coverage in their area or if they could achieve a greater savings with another plan.
Maybe it's just the fact they've seen the offense for 14 days, but USC coach Pete Carroll said the defense is finally getting the best of the offense in practice this week.
Instead, among other projects, Hevesi intends to make sure the city is getting the best return on its money from the Board of Education and the Health and Hospitals Corporation, which he hoped "would stop some of these budget shenaniganS.
Our clients really are getting the best of both worlds," comments Silvia Cappelli, SkyMinder's Manager.
In April, Immunex settled three lawsuits challenging the merger and accusing the company's board of not getting the best price for shareholders.