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English definition of “uppermost”

uppermost

adjective, adverb uk   /ˈʌp.ə.məʊst/ us    /-ɚ.moʊst/
in the highest position or having the most importance: The office block's uppermost floors were engulfed with flames. Store the canisters with their lids uppermost. What's uppermost in your mind just before a race?Up and upwardMoving upwardsVery important or urgent
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