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outclass

[ out-klas, -klahs ]
/ ˌaʊtˈklæs, -ˈklɑs /
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verb (used with object)

to surpass in excellence or quality, especially by a wide margin; be superior: He far outclasses the other runners in the race.

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Origin of outclass

First recorded in 1865–70; out- + class
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British Dictionary definitions for outclass

outclass
/ (ˌaʊtˈklɑːs) /

verb (tr)

to surpass in class, quality, etc
to defeat easily
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