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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsʌm.ɪt/

summit noun [C] (MEETING)

C2 an important formal meeting between leaders of governments from two or more countries: a summit meeting World leaders will meet next week for their annual economic summit.
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summit noun [C] (HIGHEST POINT)

C1 the highest point of a mountain: On this day in 1784, Dr Michel Paccard and Jacques Balmat reached the summit of Mont Blanc.the summit the highest, most successful, or most important point in something: I certainly haven't reached the summit of my career.
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