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maximum

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/ˈmæksɪməm/ ( plural maximums, maxima) ( abbreviation max)
the largest amount allowed or possible: a maximum of $100/10%/50 people, etc. The pensioners were told their income would be cut by a maximum of 20%. There are a range of tariffs with the minimum being 5% and the maximum 70%. the maximum allowed/permitted He had given a $10,000 cash contribution - the maximum allowed by law. Your expenses will be paid up to a reasonable maximum.
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Translations of “maximum”
in Korean 최대치…
in Arabic الحَدّ الأقْصى…
in Portuguese máximo…
in Catalan màxim…
in Japanese 最大限…
in Italian massimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最大限度, 最大量, 最大值…
in Russian максимум…
in Turkish azamî, en büyük miktar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最大限度, 最大量, 最大值…
in Polish maksimum…
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