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maximizeverb [T]

UK usually maximise uk   /ˈmæk.sɪ.maɪz/ us   /ˈmæk.sə.maɪz/
maximization
noun [U] UK usually maximisation uk   /ˌmæk.sɪ.maɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌmæk.sə.məˈzeɪ.ʃən/
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maximizeverb [T]

us   /ˈmæk·səˌmɑɪz/
to make something as great in amount, size, or importance as possible: Most people try to maximize their gains and minimize their losses.
maximization
noun [C/U] /ˌmæk·sə·məˈzeɪ·ʃən/
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"maximize" in Business English

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maximizeverb [T]

UK also maximise uk   /ˈmæksɪmaɪz/ us  
to make something as big in amount, size, or importance as possible: maximize profits/returns/sales Banks must maximize profits for shareholders.maximize efficiency/impact/performance A unified system will maximize efficiency and improve safety.
IT to make the size of a window (= a separate area on a computer screen) as big as possible: Always maximize the active window on the main computer screen.
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