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superlativenoun [C]

uk   /suːˈpɜː.lə.tɪv/  us   /-ˈpɝː.lə.t̬ɪv/ specialized
A2 the ​form of an ​adjective or ​adverb that ​expresses that the thing or ​person being ​described has more of the ​particularquality than anything or anyone ​else of the same ​type: "Richest" is the superlative of "​rich". The ​magazinearticlecontained so many superlatives that I ​found it hard to ​believe that what it was saying was ​true.

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superlativeadjective

uk   /suːˈpɜː.lə.tɪv/  us   /-ˈpɝː.lə.t̬ɪv/
  • superlative adjective (GRAMMAR)

specialized language relating to the superlative of an ​adjective or ​adverb
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(Definition of superlative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "superlative" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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superlativenoun [C]

 us   /sʊˈpɜr·lə·t̬ɪv/
  • superlative noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

grammar the ​form of an ​adjective or ​adverb that ​shows the thing or ​actiondescribed has more of the ​quality than all ​others of the same ​type: "Funniest" is the superlative of "​funny." "Most" is the superlative of "more" and "many."

superlativeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /sʊˈpɜr·lə·t̬ɪv/
of or ​relating to the superlative of an ​adjective or ​adverb: The superlative ​form of "​slow" is "​slowest."
(Definition of superlative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“superlative” in American English

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