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optimum

op·ti·mum

optimum

 
 
pronunciation:
ap t mm
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: optima, optimums
definition: the situation, quantity, degree, or other condition that is most desirable.
Fifteen students is the optimum for a kindergarten class.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: most wanted or desirable; producing the best result; optimal.
What is the optimum temperature for most humans?
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