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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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He said, "I am confident that our team would give best performance in the match and will raise the national flag high after a major defeat".
The aim is to give best sports infrastructure for the growth of the sports activity in Jammu and Kashmir.
Given an opening rating of 72, she had every chance in that mile event but eventually had to give best to a more battle-hardened rival.
Middlesbrough's Alan Cross matched Clubman B winner Tom Gill on two marks, but had to give best on the most cleans rule.
And, although he had to give best to Goldikova at Longchamp last time, there was just half a length between the pair, who were over 10 lengths to the good of everything else, including third home, Wiener Walzer.
But the versatile performer may have to give best to the classy Head Of The Posse.
He had to give best to the distinctly useful even-money favourite Admiral Cochrane by just under four lengths, but patently tired at the business end of the seven-furlong event.
Citroen driver Loeb, the defending world champion, had held the overnight lead after the opening run through the Killeri super special on Thursday evening, but was forced to give best to Hirvonen as the Ford driver secured four stage wins yesterday, Loeb picking up five, to open up a narrow lead of 3.
The pair last met in the totesport Bowl Chase at Aintree last April, when both had to give best to Our Vic - although Exotic Dancer finished some 14 lengths adrift of the front two in third.
However, the Newmarket handler had to give best to a local runner once more with Viewed holding Bauer by a short head in a thrilling finish to the two-mile feature.
These are important awards that recognise the hard work building cleaning employees put in to give best value service to the people of Coventry.