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Meaning of “maximum” - Learner’s Dictionary

maximum

noun [no plural]
 
 
/ˈmæksɪməm/
B1 the largest amount that is allowed or possible: The school has a maximum of 30 students per class.Maximum and minimum
Translations of “maximum”
in Korean 최대치…
in Arabic الحَدّ الأقْصى…
in Portuguese máximo…
in Catalan màxim…
in Japanese 最大限…
in Italian massimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最大限度, 最大量, 最大值…
in Russian максимум…
in Turkish azamî, en büyük miktar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最大限度, 最大量, 最大值…
in Polish maksimum…
(Definition of maximum noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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