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English noun: perfection

1. perfection (state) the state of being without a flaw or defect

Synonymsflawlessness, ne plus ultra

Broader (hypernym)state

Narrower (hyponym)cultivation, culture, dream, fare-thee-well, finish, intactness, polish, refinement

Attributeimperfect, perfect

Antonymsimperfection, imperfectness

2. perfection (cognition) an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

Synonymsbeau ideal, idol, paragon

Broader (hypernym)ideal

Narrower (hyponym)gold standard

3. perfection (act) the act of making something perfect

Broader (hypernym)improvement

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