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ultimate

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈʌl·tə·mət/ us  
most important, highest, last, or final: Your ultimate goal is to play the game as well as you can. Ultimate also means the best, most, or greatest of its kind: Some people believe that he is the ultimate painter of this century.
ultimate
noun [U]  /ˈʌl·tə·mət/ us  
Winning was the ultimate, because our team had never won before.
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