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English definition of “superlative”


noun [C] (GRAMMAR)   /sʊˈpɜr·lə·t̬ɪv/
grammar the form of an adjective or adverb that shows the thing or action described has more of the quality than all others of the same type : " Funniest " is the superlative of " funny ." "Most" is the superlative of "more" and "many."
(Definition of superlative noun (GRAMMAR) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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