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summit

sum·mit

summit

 
 
pronunciation:
suh miht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part with the highest elevation, esp. of a mountain; peak.
They felt exhilarated when they reached the summit of the mountain.
synonyms:
apex, peak, pinnacle, tip, vertex
antonyms:
base, bottom
similar words:
altitude, height
definition 2: the highest point of success or accomplishment.
She was at the summit of her career in 1986.
synonyms:
acme, apex, climax, culmination, height, peak, zenith
antonyms:
nadir
similar words:
top
definition 3: the highest level, as of leaders of a government.
definition 4: a meeting of government leaders of the highest level, esp. one in which negotiations will take place.
The summit on arms limitations is scheduled to be held in Beijing.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: involving government officials of the highest rank.
Leaders of twelve countries will be attending the summit meeting.
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