Significado de “extreme” - en el Diccionario Inglés

extreme en inglés británico

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uk /ɪkˈstriːm/ us /ɪkˈstriːm/

extremenoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈstriːm/ us /ɪkˈstriːm/

the largest possible amount or degree of something:

I've never witnessed such extremes of wealth and poverty.
Most people I know work fairly hard but she takes it to extremes.
in the extreme

used for emphasis; extremely:

Some of the scenes were unpleasant in the extreme.

a situation, feeling, etc. that is the opposite or very different from another one:

My moods seem to go from one extreme to another (= my moods often change from very bad to very good).

(Definición de extreme del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

extreme en inglés americano

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us /ɪkˈstrim/

extreme adjective (GREAT)

very great; beyond what is usual or what might be expected:

Use extreme caution, as the steps are very slippery.
The extreme cold kept most people indoors.

extreme adjective (FURTHEST)

at the furthest point; to the greatest degree:

At the extreme end of the lake there is a hunting lodge.

Extreme opinions, ideas, etc., are beyond the usual range of variety and would seem unreasonable to most people.

extremenoun [ C ]

us /ɪkˈstrim/

extreme noun [ C ] (MATH)

mathematics the first or fourth terms (= numbers or symbols) of a proportion (= a mathematical statement with a comparison of two numbers calculated by division on each side):

In the proportion a/b=t/z the terms a and z are the extremes.

extreme noun [ C ] (GREAT DEGREE)

the greatest possible amount or degree of something:

The security staff went to extremes to insure the safety of the world leaders.

(Definición de extreme del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)