index leading (ranking first), superior (excellent)

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  • unrivalled — (adj.) also unrivaled, 1590s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of RIVAL (Cf. rival) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unrivalled — is spelt with two ls in BrE and usually as unrivaled in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • unrivalled — (US unrivaled) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ surpassing all others …   English terms dictionary

  • unrivalled — [[t]ʌnra͟ɪv(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ (emphasis) If you describe something as unrivalled, you are emphasizing that it is better than anything else of the same kind. He had an unrivalled knowledge of south Arabian society, religion, law and customs... It s a… …   English dictionary

  • unrivalled — adj. unrivalled in * * * [ʌn raɪv(ə)ld] unrivalled in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unrivalled — Unrivaled Un*ri valed, a. Having no rival; without a competitor; peerless. [Spelt also {unrivalled}.] Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unrivalled — adj. Unrivalled/unrivaled is used with these nouns: ↑opportunity, ↑record, ↑reputation …   Collocations dictionary

  • unrivalled — un|ri|valled BrE unrivaled AmE [ʌnˈraıvəld] adj formal better than any other ▪ an unrivalled collection of Chinese art …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unrivalled — BrE,, unrivaled AmE adjective formal better than any other: an unrivalled collection of Chinese art …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unrivalled — UK [ʌnˈraɪv(ə)ld] / US adjective used for emphasizing that something is much better or more important than other similar things Their reputation is unrivalled for quality anywhere in the UK …   English dictionary

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