Meaning of excellency

ex•cel•len•cy

Pronunciation: (ek'su-lun-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. (usually cap.) a title of honor given to certain high officials, as governors, ambassadors, and Roman Catholic bishops and archbishops (prec. by his, your, etc.).
  2. (usually cap.) a person so entitled.
  3. (usually cap.) the title of the Governor General of Canada while in office.
  4. Usually,excellent qualities or features.
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