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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
perfection /pə'fekʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự hoàn thành, sự hoàn hảo, sự hoàn toàn; tột đỉnh; sự tuyệt mỹ, sự tuyệt hảo
      • to sing to perfection: hát hay tuyệt
      • to succeed to perfection: thành công mỹ mãn
    • sự rèn luyện cho thành thạo, sự trau dồi cho thành thạo
    • người hoàn toàn, người hoàn hảo, vật hoàn hảo
    • (số nhiều) tài năng hoàn hảo, đức tính hoàn toàn
Concise Dictionary
pər'fekʃn /pə'-
noun
+the state of being without a flaw or defect
+an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
+the act of making something perfect

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 purity, flawlessness, faultlessness, sublimity, superiority, excellence, pre-eminence, transcendence:
Though we strive for perfection, we never can achieve it.
2 completion, completeness, achievement, fulfilment, realization, consummation, accomplishment, attainment:
The building doesn't reach perfection till the last roof-tile is in place
3 ideal, paragon, model, archetype, pattern, mould, standard, idealization, essence, quintessence, acme, pinnacle, summit:
Machiavelli probably achieved the perfection of political cunning.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U, sing.] the state of being perfect: technical / physical perfection + The fish was cooked to perfection. + The novel achieves a perfection of form that is quite new. + His performance was perfection (= sth perfect).
2 [U, sing.] the act of making sth perfect by doing the final improvements: They have been working on the perfection of the new model.
Idioms see COUNSEL n.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

great | absolute, utter | near | moral, physical, technical

VERB + PERFECTION

achieve, bring sth to, reach | seek, strive for
She strives for perfection in everything.
| fall short of

PREP.

close to ~
The cooking was close to perfection.
| near ~
A night's labour brought the sculpture one step nearer perfection.
| to ~
(= perfectly)The dress fitted to perfection.
| towards ~
a sequence of developmental stages towards the perfection of his violin technique

PHRASES

a degree/point of perfection
He brought the art of photography to the highest point of perfection.
| a model of perfection
The building became the model of perfection that architects sought to emulate.
| the pursuit of perfection
She sometimes stayed up painting all night in her pursuit of perfection.
| a quest/search for perfection



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