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maximum

max·i·mum

maximum

 
 
pronunciation:
maek sih mm
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: maxima, maximums
definition: the largest possible amount or degree. (Cf. minimum.)
This elevator can hold a maximum of ten people.Her temperature reached its maximum on the second day of her illness.
synonyms:
utmost
antonyms:
minimum
similar words:
cap, full, most, uttermost
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part of speech: adjective
definition: being or having the largest amount or degree possible. (Cf. minimum.)
He puts in his maximum effort on any project.Twenty is the maximum number of students that can enroll in the class.
synonyms:
largest, maximal, utmost
antonyms:
minimal, minimum
similar words:
greatest, main, most, peak, supreme, ultimate, uttermost
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