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English definition of “ultimate”

ultimate

noun     /ˈʌl.tɪ.mət/ US  /-t̬ə-/
the ultimate in sth the best or most extreme example of something: The hotel is described as 'the ultimate in luxury'. I mean, tackling six men single-handedly - that really is the ultimate in stupidity!Good and excellent things
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