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most

adjective /məust/ ( superlative of many, much, often with the)
(the) greatest number or quantity of
más
Which of the students has read the most books? Reading is what gives me most enjoyment.
the majority or greater part of
la mayoría (de), la mayor parte (de)
Most children like playing games Most modern music is difficult to understand.
mostly adverb to the greatest degree or extent, or for most of the time; mainly
principalmente, en su mayor parte
The air we breathe is mostly nitrogen and oxygen Mostly I go to the library rather than buy books.
at (the) most taking the greatest estimate
como máximo
There were fifty people in the audience at (the) most.
for the most part mostly
por lo general
For the most part, the passengers on the ship were Swedes.
make the most of (something) to take advantage of (an opportunity etc) to the greatest possible extent
aprovechar algo al máximo
You’ll only get one chance, so you’d better make the most of it!
Translations of “most”
in French le plus (de), la plupart (de)…
in German meist, die meisten…
(Definition of most from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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