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Definition of perfection noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, singular]
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  1. 1the state of being perfect physical perfection The fish was cooked to perfection. The novel achieves a perfection of form that is quite new. His performance was perfection (= something perfect).
  2. 2the act of making something perfect by doing the final improvements They have been working on the perfection of the new model.
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