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"supreme" in British English

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supremeadjective

uk   us   /suːˈpriːm/
C1 having the ​highestrank, ​level, or ​importance: the supreme ​commander of the ​armedforces the Supreme ​Court The country's ​presentconstitution gives supreme ​authority to the ​presidency. Beethoven reigns supreme among ​classicalcomposers. very ​great, or the ​best: For me, ​dietingrequires a supreme ​effort of will. She was ​awarded a ​medal for ​showing supreme ​bravery.

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(Definition of supreme from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"supreme" in American English

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supremeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /səˈprim, su-/
at the ​highestlevel: The ​dictionary was called the supreme ​authority on all ​mattersrelating to the ​language.
supremely
adverb [not gradable]  us   /səˈprim·li, su-/
He was supremely ​self-confident.
(Definition of supreme from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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