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maximum

adjective uk   us   /ˈmæk.sɪ.məm/
B1 being the largest amount or number allowed or possible: maximum speed/effort/temperature The bomb was designed to cause the maximum amount of damage.
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noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ˈmæk.sɪ.məm/ (plural maxima or maximums)
B1 the largest amount allowed or possible: The temperature will reach a maximum of 27°C today.
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Translations of “maximum”
in Arabic أقْصى حَدّ…
in Korean 최대의…
in Malaysian maksimum…
in French maximum…
in Turkish azamî, en yüksek, en büyük…
in Italian massimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最大的, 最高的, 頂點的…
in Russian максимальный…
in Polish maksymalny…
in Vietnamese tối đa…
in Spanish máximo…
in Portuguese máximo…
in Thai สูงสุด…
in German höchst…
in Catalan màxim…
in Japanese 最大の, 最高の…
in Indonesian maksimum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最大的, 最高的, 顶点的…
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