English version

perfection

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperfectionper‧fec‧tion /pəˈfekʃən $ pər-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  1 PERFECTthe state of being perfect My father expected perfection from all of us. the search for technical perfectionto perfection (=perfectly) The beef was cooked to perfection.2 PERFECTthe process of making something perfectperfection of the perfection of his golf swing3 be perfection
Examples from the Corpus
perfectionBeauty and perfection were crucial to him.Lehmann had spent years in the development and perfection of his wine-making techniques.It is part of the romantic ideal that the promise of a beautiful woman is the promise of eternal perfection.Don't expect perfection in your relationships.And these days one has so little rehearsal time to get any kind of perfection.Bartlett drew from the old-fashioned uniforms of the virile football player and the preening perfection of the city dweller.The sushi was beautifully presented and absolutely fresh - pure perfection.She saw perfection in his face, his intelligence, and his soul.They arrived together, dressed with the studied perfection only achieved by gangsters and people about to appear on television.The veggies were cooked to perfection, with no distracting crunchiness to contend with, and the flavors blended together gloriously.to perfectionThe bacon was cooked to perfection.Marge tried on the dress and it fitted to perfection.By September the apples had ripened to perfection.
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