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English definition of “the acme”

the acme

noun [S] uk   /ˈæk.mi/ literary us  
the best or most perfect thing that can exist or be achieved: To act on this world-famous stage is surely the acme of any actor's career.Higher and lower points of achievementSuccess and achievementsFailures
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