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maximum

adjective [not gradable]    /ˈmæk·sə·məm/
being the largest amount or number allowed or possible: a maximum penalty/sentence The stereo was turned up to maximum volume. maximum    /ˈmæk·sə·məm/ noun [C] The temperature will reach a maximum of 88 today.
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