perfection

  • 21perfection — per|fec|tion [pəˈfekʃən US pər ] n [U] 1.) the state of being perfect ▪ My father expected perfection from all of us. ▪ the search for technical perfection to perfection (=perfectly) ▪ The beef was cooked to perfection. 2.) the process of making… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22Perfection —          LÉVI STRAUSS (Claude)     Bio express : Anthropologue français (1908 )     «Aucune société n est parfaite. Toutes comportent par nature une impureté incompatible avec les normes qu elles proclament, et qui se traduit concrètement par une …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 23perfection — n. 1) to achieve, attain perfection 2) the acme of perfection 3) to perfection (cooked to perfection) * * * [pə fektʃ(ə)n] attainperfection the acme of perfection to achieve to perfection (cooked to perfection) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 24perfection — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Flawlessness Nouns 1. perfection, perfectness, indefectibility; impeccancy, impeccability, faultlessness, excellence. See goodness, completion, improvement. 2. paragon; [beau] ideal, paradigm; nonpareil; …

    English dictionary for students

  • 25perfection — per|fec|tion [ pə fekʃn ] noun uncount * 1. ) a state in which someone or something is perfect or as good as they can be: Dennis always seeks perfection in his girlfriends. a ) someone or something that is considered to be the best possible: The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 26Perfection R.I.P. — Infobox Album | Name = Perfection R.I.P. Type = EP Artist = Pagan Wanderer Lu Released = November 2007 Recorded = 2006 07 Genre = Electronica/Indie rock Length = 31:46 Label = Brainlove Records Producer = Pagan Wanderer Lu Reviews =| Last album …

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  • 27perfection — A powerful but difficult tradition in philosophy and theology associates reality, perfection, absence of change or eternity, and self sufficiency. A perfect being would be that which is most real; there is a departure from perfection if anything… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 28perfection — The name for a procedure established by Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Creditors must comply with this procedure in order to establish the priority of their security interest in personal property relative to the priority of security… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 29perfection — noun (U) 1 the state of being perfect: to perfection (=perfectly): the meat was cooked to perfection 2 the process of making something perfect: the perfection of his technique 3 a perfect example of something: Her performance was pure perfection …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 30perfection */ — UK [pə(r)ˈfekʃ(ə)n] / US [pərˈfekʃ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] 1) a) a state in which someone or something is perfect or as good as they can be Dennis always seeks perfection in his girlfriends. b) someone or something that is considered to be the… …

    English dictionary

  • 31perfection — noun a) The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence; maturity …

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  • 32perfection — noun Etymology: Middle English perfeccioun, from Anglo French perfection, from Latin perfection , perfectio, from perficere Date: 13th century 1. the quality or state of being perfect: as a. freedom from fault or defect ; flawlessness b. maturity …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 33perfection — Synonyms and related words: absoluteness, accomplishment, accuracy, achievement, acme, acme of perfection, aesthetic proportions, archetype, arete, attainment, attention to fact, beauties, beautification, belle tournure, bodily charm, bodily… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 34perfection — noun 1) the perfection of her technique Syn: improvement, betterment, refinement, refining, honing 2) for him, she was still perfection Syn: the ideal, a paragon, the ne plus ultra, a nonpareil, the crème de la crème …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 35perfection — /peuhr fek sheuhn/, n. 1. the state or quality of being or becoming perfect. 2. the highest degree of proficiency, skill, or excellence, as in some art. 3. a perfect embodiment or example of something. 4. a quality, trait, or feature of the… …

    Universalium

  • 36perfection — In the OT perfection is ascribed to God (Job 37:16) and in the NT to persons, signifying maturity (1 Cor. 2:6). The command in the Sermon on the Mount to be perfect (Matt. 5:48) is changed in Luke 6:36 to ‘be merciful’. In Matt. it is part of the …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 37perfection — n. 1 the act or process of making perfect. 2 the state of being perfect; faultlessness, excellence. 3 a perfect person, thing, or example. 4 an accomplishment. 5 full development; completion. Phrases and idioms: to perfection exactly; completely …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 38Perfection —    See Sanctification …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 39Perfection — (surfing) perfectly formed waves …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 40perfection — Australian Slang (surfing) perfectly formed waves …

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