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That is not a recipe for optimum results in the long run. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is likely to be a much better indicator of how much weight you should be carrying for optimum long-term health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The body cannot make them but they are vital for optimum health. The Allergy Handbook (1988)Patients wait around six weeks for optimum results. The Sun (2010)This distance on easy ground could be his optimum conditions. The Sun (2011)Is your lifestyle conducive to optimum health? The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Maintaining the skin in optimum condition is a main preoccupation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is at his best in big fields over a mile so gets his optimum conditions today. The Sun (2013)Meditation is simply a technique to provide you with the optimum conditions for practising the skill of mindfulness. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Switzerland is renowned for coaxing people back to optimum health and happiness through its fresh mountain air and clinics. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Consequently, companies are likely to undertake less than the optimum amount of research. Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)Well drawn and at his optimum trip, he can bounce back. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Three or four subsequent treatments are required for optimum results; will last two years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Back to her optimum trip, she should return to winning ways. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sure, it may not always get things right or deliver optimum results. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On the other hand, he found no limit to the potential optimum size for a cattle ranch. Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)Where can we find reliable information on the optimum size of schools, particularly with reference to multicultural ones? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Back at what is likely to prove his optimum trip, he is well worth his chance in this higher grade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So what's an optimum size? Christianity Today (2000)Derby and the results showed he had less than a one per cent chance of staying and that a mile and a quarter was his optimum trip. The Sun (2016)For optimum results, let it dry for a few minutes before applying make-up. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: optimum ADJECTIVE
The optimum or optimal level or state of something is the best level or state that it could achieve.
Aim to do some physical activity three times a week for optimum health.
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