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"worst" in British English

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uk   /wɜːst/ us   /wɝːst/

worstnoun [S]

uk   /wɜːst/ us   /wɝːst/


uk   /wɜːst/ us   /wɝːst/
B2 the most badly: Small businesses have been worst hit by the recession. Roads in rural areas were worst affected by the snow. The students voted him the school's worst-dressed teacher.
worst of all
B2 used to emphasize what is worst about a situation: We had no food or light, but worst of all, we had no water.

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worstverb [T]

uk   /wɜːst/ us   /wɝːst/ old-fashioned
(Definition of worst from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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worstadjective, adverb

us   /wɜrst/
of the lowest quality, or the most unpleasant, difficult, or severe; superlative ofbad and badly: That was the worst meal I’ve ever eaten.
noun [U] us   /wɜrst/
None of my brothers were very good in sports, but I was easily the worst.
(Definition of worst from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“worst” in British English

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