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hors concours

[awr kawn-koor] /ɔr kɔ̃ˈkur/
adjective, French.
noting an artist, architect, or the like, not competing or not qualified to compete for the prizes in an exhibit or competition.
noting or pertaining to a work or project submitted by such a person to an exhibit or competition.
Origin of hors concours
literally, out (of the) competition Unabridged
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hors concours

/ɔr kɔ̃kur/
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
(of an artist, exhibitor, etc) excluded from competing
without equal; unrivalled
Word Origin
literally: out of the competition
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