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English definition of “worst”

worst

adverb     /wɜːst/ US  /wɝːst/
B2 the most badly : Small businesses have been worst hit by the recession . Roads in the Tayside region were worst affected by the snow . The students voted him the school's worst-dressed teacher .Worse and worst worst of all B2 used to emphasize what is worst about a situation : We had no food or light , but worst of all, we had no water .
(Definition of worst adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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