maximum

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmæksɪməm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmæksəməm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(maksə məm)


Inflections of 'maximum' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
maximums
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
maxima
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
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maximum

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a maximum of [three] [attempts, years, hours, points]
  2. would spend a maximum of [$40] (on)
  3. is worth a maximum of [$40]
  4. [in excess of, over, past] the maximum
  5. [exceeded, fell short of] the maximum (by fifty dollars)
  6. each [member, player, contestant] has a maximum of
  7. [allow, assign, give] a maximum of
  8. [fill, load] it up to the maximum
  9. [raise, lower, increase, decrease] the maximum
  10. the maximum of permitted [tries, entries, imports]
  11. [thirty] [passengers, guests, students], at a maximum
  12. you can have [five] minutes, maximum
  13. math: the [relative, absolute, local] maximum
adj
  1. the maximum [amount, number, quantity, level] (of)
  2. [lower, raise, increase, decrease] the maximum [amount] (of)
  3. the maximum [size, limit, age, price] (for)
  4. the maximum [distance, height, length, depth, width]
  5. the maximum speed [allowed, permitted] by law
  6. [has, reaches] a maximum speed of
  7. has [reached, hit] the maximum limit (of)
  8. a maximum sentence of (25 years)
  9. maximum [satisfaction, comfort, enjoyment] (guaranteed)
  10. [designed, made] for maximum [satisfaction]
  11. the maximum [bid, offer] was ($500,000)
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