uppermost

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʌpərməʊst/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʌpɚˌmoʊst/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(upər mōst′ or, esp. Brit., -məst)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
up•per•most /ˈʌpɚˌmoʊst/USA pronunciation   adj. Also, up•most /ˈʌpˌmoʊst/USA pronunciation  .
  1. highest in place, order, rank, power, etc.;
    topmost;
    predominant:a subject of uppermost concern.

adv. 
  1. in or into the uppermost place, rank, or importance.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
up•per•most  (upər mōst′ or, esp. Brit., -məst),USA pronunciation adj. Also, upmost. 
  1. highest in place, order, rank, power, etc.:the uppermost peaks of the mountain; the uppermost class of society.
  2. topmost;
    predominant:a subject of uppermost concern.

adv. 
  1. in or into the uppermost place, rank, or predominance:The blossoms grow uppermost on the stems of these flowers; the thoughts that came uppermost to her mind.
  • upper1 + -most 1475–85

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
uppermost /ˈʌpəˌməʊst/ adj
Also: upmost
  1. highest in position, power, importance, etc
adv
  1. in or into the highest position, etc
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