utmost

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the definite article.
utmost(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (greatest)
a. mayor
My advisor is a brilliant man, and I have only the utmost respect for him.Mi consejero es un hombre brillante y le tengo el mayor respeto.
This package is for the director and needs to be handled with utmost care. Understood?Este paquete es para el director y tiene que ser manejado con el mayor cuidado. ¿Entendido?
b. sumo
Please take this situation seriously. This is a matter of the utmost importance.Por favor, toma esta situación en serio. Es un asunto de suma importancia.
2. (furthest)
a. más lejano
My mother lives in an isolated house on the utmost edge of town.Mi madre vive en una casa aislada en la parte más lejana del pueblo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (highest point)
a. lo máximo
Our new mattresses represent the utmost in comfort.Nuestros nuevos colchones representan lo máximo en materia de comodidad.
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utmost
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
to the utmostal máximo
she did her utmost to persuade themhizo todo lo que pudo para convencerlos
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (greatest)
a. sumo(a)
with the utmost contemptcon el mayor desprecio
it is of the utmost importance that…es de suma importancia que…
with the utmost easecon suma facilidad
3. (furthest)
a.
the utmost ends of the earthlos últimos confines de la tierra
utmost [ˈʌtməʊst]
adjective
1 (greatest) sumo
of the utmost importance de la mayor importancia; de suma importancia; with the utmost ease con suma facilidad
2 (furthest) más lejano
noun
the utmost that one can do todo lo que puede hacer uno; 200 at the utmost 200 a lo más; 200 a lo sumo; to do one's utmost (to do sth) hacer todo lo posible (por hacer algo); to the utmost al máximo; hasta más no poder; to the utmost of one's ability lo mejor que pueda or sepa uno
if you fail but you've tried to the utmost of your ability, that's one thing
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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