outstanding


outstanding
adj.
1 excellent
VERBS
be
consider sth
ADVERB
particularly, really, truly
absolutely, quite

That was a quite outstanding performance!

2 not yet paid or done
VERBS
be, remain

Two or three tasks still remain outstanding.

leave sth

We decided to leave the debt outstanding.

ADVERB
still

75% of the amount originally borrowed is still outstanding.

Outstanding is used with these nouns: ↑ability, ↑achievement, ↑athlete, ↑balance, ↑beauty, ↑bill, ↑bravery, ↑characteristic, ↑collection, ↑contribution, ↑courage, ↑debt, ↑difference, ↑display, ↑dispute, ↑example, ↑exponent, ↑feature, ↑fee, ↑gallantry, ↑gift, ↑importance, ↑individual, ↑invoice, ↑job, ↑leadership, ↑loan, ↑merit, ↑musician, ↑order, ↑panel, ↑performance, ↑performer, ↑player, ↑quality, ↑record, ↑reputation, ↑result, ↑save, ↑scholar, ↑season, ↑service, ↑share, ↑sportsman, sportswoman, ↑success, ↑talent, ↑teacher, ↑value, ↑victory, ↑warrant, ↑work

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