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Definition of 'utmost'

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Those guys deserve our utmost respect. The Sun (2016)The welfare of our contestants is always of the utmost importance to us. The Sun (2012)But the bottom line remains one of utmost gravity. The Sun (2013)We are treating it with the utmost seriousness. The Sun (2012)It is utmost respect for the individual and consideration for personal dignity. Kishlansky, Mark A. (editor) Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)This is a matter that needs to be addressed with the utmost urgency. Coyle, Andrew & Stern, Vivien The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The safety of our people is of utmost importance. The Sun (2014)The courts treat this offence with the utmost seriousness. The Sun (2010)Tell him that it is of the utmost urgency. Iain Gale Man of Honour (2007)Quality sleep is of utmost importance to your emotional and physical wellbeing. The Sun (2012)It is vital that all care homes treat this issue with the utmost seriousness. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Financial reform of the economy is therefore of the utmost urgency. Aganbegyan, Abel Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)Our respect for our lost brother is of the utmost importance to us. The Sun (2013)We shall renew our call to government to address this issue as a matter of the utmost urgency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now his security service is said to take the utmost care to avoid a repeat of the fiasco. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He will be taken seriously and the most arcane tactical theories will be discussed with the utmost seriousness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These are allegations of utmost gravity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have earned our utmost respect. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We've got the utmost respect for this manager. The Sun (2010)There will be the utmost care for him whether it's from our doctors or the specialists. The Sun (2012)But I find it necessary to use the utmost caution about my eyesight. George Eliot Middlemarch (1872)They warned: 'The utmost caution is advised to skiers and walkers outside the secured areas. The Sun (2013)The judge said: 'This is an exceptional case of the utmost gravity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rather than attack the course, which is bound to be costly, he crept around it with the utmost caution. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This access has enabled a gender usually reticent about experimenting, or trying something new, to do so with the utmost confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'utmost'

British English: utmost ADJECTIVE
You can use utmost to emphasize the importance or seriousness of something or to emphasize the way that it is done.
It is a matter of the utmost urgency to find out what has happened to these people.
  • American English: utmost
  • Brazilian Portuguese: maior
  • Chinese: 最大的
  • European Spanish: mayor
  • French: extrême
  • German: äußerste
  • Italian: estremo
  • Japanese: 最大の
  • Korean: 최고의
  • European Portuguese: maior
  • Latin American Spanish: mayor
British English: utmost NOUN
If you say that you are doing your utmost to do something, you are emphasizing that you are trying as hard as you can to do it.
He would have done his utmost to help her, of that she was certain.
  • American English: utmost
  • Brazilian Portuguese: o máximo possível
  • Chinese: 最大努力
  • European Spanish: máximo
  • French: possible
  • German: Äußerste
  • Italian: tutto il possibile
  • Japanese: 最高の
  • Korean: 최선
  • European Portuguese: o máximo possível
  • Latin American Spanish: máximo

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Definition of utmost from the Collins English Dictionary
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