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English definition of “utmost”

utmost

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/ˈʌtməʊst/ formal
used to emphasize how important or serious something is: a matter of the utmost importance The situation needs to be handled with the utmost care.Serious and severeSevereVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of utmost adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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