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out·stand·ing

 (out-stăn′dĭng, out′stăn′-)
adj.
1. Excellent or exceptionally good: an outstanding essay that received an A+.
2. Noticeable or conspicuous: "Thiamine deficiency alone generally produces peripheral neuritis and numbness as its most outstanding features" (Vernon H. Mark).
3. Still in existence; not settled or resolved: outstanding debts; a long outstanding problem.
4. Publicly issued and sold: outstanding shares of stock.

out·stand′ing·ly adv.

outstanding

(ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ)
adj
1. superior; excellent; distinguished
2. prominent, remarkable, or striking
3. still in existence; unsettled, unpaid, or unresolved
4. (Stock Exchange) (of shares, bonds, etc) issued and sold
5. projecting or jutting upwards or outwards
ˌoutˈstandingly adv

out•stand•ing

(ˌaʊtˈstæn dɪŋ)

adj.
1. prominent; conspicuous; striking: outstanding courage.
2. marked by superiority or distinction; excellent; distinguished: an outstanding student.
3. continuing in existence; remaining unpaid, unresolved, etc.: outstanding debts; outstanding questions on procedure.
4. standing out; projecting.
[1605–15]
out`stand′ing•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.outstanding - distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
2.outstanding - having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"
3.outstanding - owed as a debtoutstanding - owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"
unpaid - not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill"
4.outstanding - of major significance or importance; "a great work of art"; "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"
important, of import - of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"

outstanding

adjective
3. unpaid, remaining, due, owing, ongoing, pending, payable, unsettled, overdue, unresolved, uncollected, not discharged The total debt outstanding is $70 billion.

outstanding

adjective
1. Readily attracting notice:
Idiom: sticking out like a sore thumb.
2. Far beyond what is usual, normal, or customary:
Informal: standout.
3. Owed as a debt:
Translations

outstanding

[aʊtˈstændɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= exceptional) [person, achievement, contribution, feature] → destacado; [beauty, performance, service] → excepcional, extraordinario; [example] → sobresaliente
he was the most outstanding scientist of his generationfue el científico más destacado de su generación
an area of outstanding natural beautyuna zona de excepcional belleza natural
2. (= not settled) [issue, problem] → pendiente, por resolver; [bill] → por cobrar; [debt, balance, account] → pendiente; [shares] → en circulación, en manos del público
a lot of work is still outstandingaún queda mucho trabajo pendiente or por hacer
amount outstandingsaldo m pendiente

outstanding

[ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ] adj
[person, work, record, example] → remarquable
(= unresolved) [issues, problems] → en suspens
[debt] → en souffrance
3 million pounds in outstanding debts → Trois millions de livres de dette en souffrance
Your account is still outstanding → Votre compte est toujours débiteur.
There is fifty pounds outstanding → Il reste 50 livres à payer.

outstanding

adj
(= exceptional)hervorragend; talent, beauty, brillianceaußerordentlich, überragend; of outstanding abilityhervorragend or außerordentlich begabt; work of outstanding excellenceganz ausgezeichnete Arbeit; of outstanding importancevon höchster Bedeutung; area of outstanding natural beauty (Brit) → Naturschutzgebiet nt(von besonderer Schönheit)
(= prominent, conspicuous) eventbemerkenswert; detailauffallend; featurehervorstechend, auffallend
(Comm, Fin) businessunerledigt; amount, account, bill, interestausstehend; a lot of work is still outstandingviel Arbeit ist noch unerledigt; are there any problems still outstanding?gibt es noch irgendwelche ungeklärten Probleme?; outstanding debtsAußenstände pl

outstanding

[ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ] adj
a. (exceptional) → eccezionale; (feature) → saliente
b. (not settled, bill) → non pagato/a; (problem) → irrisolto/a
the work is still outstanding → il lavoro non è ancora stato finito
your account is still outstanding → deve ancora saldare il conto

outstanding

(autˈstӕndiŋ) adjective
1. excellent; very good. an outstanding student.
2. not yet paid, done etc. You must pay all outstanding bills.
outˈstandingly adverb
outstandingly good.

outstanding

بَارِزٌ pozoruhodný fremragende hervorragend διακεκριμένος extraordinario erinomainen exceptionnel izvrstan eccezionale 傑出した 현저한 uitstekend framragende wyróżniający się excecional, excepcional выдающийся utomordentlig ที่ดีเยี่ยม mükemmel nổi bật 突出的
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There was a sale of the furniture and lease, at Norwood; and Tiffey told me, little thinking how interested I was in the story, that, paying all the just debts of the deceased, and deducting his share of outstanding bad and doubtful debts due to the firm, he wouldn't give a thousand pounds for all the assets remaining.
Yet even as it hung there before him it continued to fascinate him, and he stared at it, detached from surrounding things and feeling a little as if he had been pitched out of an overturned vehicle, till the boat bumped against one of the outstanding piles of the wharf at which Mrs.
Yes, and the faddists were to win despite the other side's incontrovertible evidence that Fallon was headed for bankruptcy and that the proposed bonds and outstanding ones could never be met.
His tangled beard, grizzled hair, and outstanding, drooping eyebrows combined to give an air of dignity and power to his appearance, but his face was of an ashen white, while his lips and the corners of his nostrils were tinged with a shade of blue.
The next instant I saw it was leaning an inch or two more than usual, and all the skies with their outstanding stars seemed to be leaning with it.
Chizzle, Mizzle, and otherwise have lapsed into a habit of vaguely promising themselves that they will look into that outstanding little matter and see what can be done for Drizzle--who was not well used--when Jarndyce and Jarndyce shall be got out of the office.
Purchases bought by bulk in partnership had to be equitably divided, outstanding debts canceled, accounts compared, and trunks, boxes and packages labeled.
Then one day he wrote to all the London papers to announce that he had made arrangements for an ascent from the Crystal Palace of a machine that would demonstrate satisfactorily that the outstanding difficulties in the way of flying were finally solved.
The time consumed in performing this process, and the further delay occasioned by paying small outstanding debts to tradespeople, and settling with the owner of the house, detained us till nearly noon before we were ready to get into the landlord's cart.
These kennings add much imaginative suggestiveness to the otherwise over-terse style, and often contribute to the grim irony which is another outstanding trait.
The columbine looked charming in an outstanding skirt that strangely resembled the large lamp-shade in the drawing-room.
whom Rawdon had the outstanding whist account) had been talking about the Colonel just before he came in.