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English definition of “maximum”

maximum

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈmæksɪməm/ ( abbreviation max)
being the largest amount or number allowed or possible: maximum cost/fee/charge This puts the total maximum cost of the computer at £750.maximum rate/level/speed The maximum rate of interest on loans is 1% a month.maximum number/amount The maximum number of people we can accommodate is 250. the maximum fine/sentence/penalty
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(Definition of maximum adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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