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Pronunciation:  `awt'standing

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  1. [adj]  having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
  2. [adj]  of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"
  3. [adj]  owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"
  4. [adj]  distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"

OUTSTANDING is a 11 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: conspicuous, great, major, obvious, owed, owing(p), prominent, salient, spectacular, striking, superior, undischarged, unpaid



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Out*stand"ing\, a.
That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as,
outstanding obligations.

      Revenues . . . as well outstanding as collected. --A.

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