Meaning of outstanding

out•stand•ing

Pronunciation: (out"stan'ding), [key]
— adj.
  1. prominent; conspicuous; striking: an outstanding example of courage.
  2. marked by superiority or distinction; excellent; distinguished: an outstanding student.
  3. continuing in existence; remaining unsettled, unpaid, etc.: outstanding debts.
  4. (of securities and the like) publicly issued and sold or in circulation.
  5. standing out; projecting: a stiff, outstanding fabric.
  6. that resists or opposes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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