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maximize

max·i·mize

maximize

 
 
pronunciation:
maek sih maIz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: maximized, maximizes, maximizing
definition: to increase or enlarge as much as possible.
Getting a strong education maximizes your opportunities for the future.The new machines helped the company maximize its production.
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antonyms:
minimize
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derivations: maximization (n.), maximizer (n.)
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