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Residual vs Outstanding - What's the difference?

residual | outstanding |

As adjectives the difference between residual and outstanding

is that residual is of, relating to, or remaining as a residue; left over while outstanding is prominent or noticeable; standing out from others.

As a noun residual

is a remainder left over at the end of some process.

residual

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of, relating to, or remaining as a residue; left over.
  • Synonyms

    * residuary

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A remainder left over at the end of some process.
  • (in the plural) Payments made to performers, writers and directors when a recorded broadcast is repeated.
  • outstanding

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
  • exceptionally good; distinguished from others by its superiority
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  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 29 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=The Gunners captain demonstrated his importance to the team by taking his tally to an outstanding 28 goals in 27 Premier League games as Chelsea slumped again after their shock defeat at QPR last week.}}
  • projecting outwards
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  • unresolved; not settled or finished
  • owed as a debt
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  • Derived terms

    * outstandingly

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