at worst Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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at worst

used to say what the most unpleasant or difficult situation could possibly be: At worst, she can only tell you off for being late. considering someone or something in the most negative or unkind way possible: She is at worst corrupt, and at best has been knowingly breaking the rules.
Translations of “at worst”
in Chinese (Traditional) 往最壞處說, 充其量, 就最壞的那一面看…
in Chinese (Simplified) 往最坏处说, 充其量, 就最坏的那一面看…
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