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English definition of “ultimate”
› last in a series: The CEO is responsible for making the ultimate decision. We are stopping off in Brussels and Cairo, but our ultimate destination is Chennai.
› having more importance or more influence over what happens than all others: ultimate goal/aim Only one in 100 workers will achieve the ultimate goal and retire on two-thirds of final salary. The manager has ultimate responsibility for all investment advisory services. The corporate HQ in the UK has ultimate authority over all our overseas operations.