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optimaladjective

 us   /ˈɑp·tə·məl/
(Definition of optimal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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optimaladjective

uk   us   /ˈɒptɪməl/
the best or most effective possible in a particular situation: Companies benefit from the optimal use of their resources and personnel. We have found that our workers reach their optimal level of performance around 11 a.m. Different outsourcing levels may be considered optimal at different times.
(Definition of optimal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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