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Definition of excel verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they excel
he / she / it excels
past simple excelled
-ing form excelling
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to be very good at doing something excel (in/at something) She has always excelled in foreign languages. As a child he excelled at music and art. excel (at doing something) The Badgers excel at generating turnovers.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: excel