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Meaning of world-class

world-class

Pronunciation: (wûrld'klas', -kläs'), [key]
— adj.
  1. ranking among the world's best; outstanding: a world-class orchestra.
  2. attracting or comprising world-class players, performers, etc.: a world-class tennis tournament.
  3. being a notorious example of its kind: a world-class slob.
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