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English definition of “maximum”

maximum

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈmæk.sɪ.məm/ (plural maxima or maximums)
B1 the largest amount allowed or possible: The temperature will reach a maximum of 27°C today. → Compare minimum nounMaximum and minimum
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