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nounthe ne plus ultra
The perfect or most extreme example of its kind; the ultimate:‘he became the ne plus ultra of bebop trombonists’the last word, the ultimate example, the best example, the perfect example, the ultimate, the height, the acme, the zenith, the culmination, the epitome, the quintessence, perfection, the nonesuchle dernier criView synonyms
Latin, literally not further beyond, the supposed inscription on the Pillars of Hercules prohibiting passage by ships.
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