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English definition of “most”

most

adjective, adverb    /moʊst/
the biggest number or amount (of), or more than anything or anyone else; superlative ofmany or much: Which of you earns the most money? The kids loved the circus, and most of all the clowns. Most is used to form the superlative of many adjectives and adverbs: Joanne is the most intelligent person I know. Most also means almost all: I like most vegetables. Most also means very: He argued his case most persuasively. most    /moʊst/ pronoun Most of the players are coming on the next bus.
(Definition of most adjective, adverb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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