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utmost

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈʌtˌmoʊst/ us  
greatest or most or farthest: Speed was of the utmost importance.

utmost

noun [U]  /ˈʌt·moʊst/ us  
the most or best that is possible: He’s doing his utmost to disrupt the proceedings.
Translations of “utmost”
in Spanish extremo, mayor…
in French le plus éloigné, le plus grand (possible)…
in German äußerst…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最大的, 極度的…
in Russian крайний, предельный…
in Turkish son derece, pek çok, en fazla…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最大的, 极度的…
in Polish najwyższy, największy…
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