Definition of 'uppermost'
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The risk of tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade is uppermost in the minds of overseas companies when reviewing their investment programmes for Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The political advantage was always uppermost in his mind. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Put buns cut side uppermost into tin. The Sun (2014)The values of efficiency and economy are uppermost in their minds. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)It was a question of what was uppermost in their minds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Next place the buns cut side uppermost into the pan. The Sun (2014)It was a fantastic time but terror was definitely uppermost in our minds as young managers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fear of rejection will always be uppermost in her mind. Coping with Bulimia (1987)Certainly the consideration which was uppermost in my mind was the desire to stay alive. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)Any questions that veer away from the topic that is uppermost in her mind are swiftly redirected. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pain and distress she has caused is uppermost in her mind as she wants to move forward. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nor should one charity providing services only to three areas have such influence at the uppermost echelons of government. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Around the outside of this uppermost floor are two balconies, with angular points at their corners. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have given you the 10 uppermost in our minds. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)He became a father a few weeks ago, so family ties are uppermost in his mind. Times, Sunday Times (2014)While looks are undoubtedly important, practical considerations should be uppermost in your mind when choosing a pot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Allow your ankles to flop apart, keep your knees together and lay your arms beside your body with the palms turned uppermost. Coping with Angina (1990)One thing is uppermost on their minds: Are they needed here? Christianity Today (2000)Remove duck, skin side uppermost and leave for 5 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Place the joint, meaty side uppermost, on top. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Place, cut side uppermost, in the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Halve the leeks lengthways and arrange, split side uppermost, on a serving platter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Halve the apricots and arrange, cut side uppermost, on top. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She's quite ditzy but she's lost her husband and that is the uppermost thing in her mind. The Sun (2015)Place the tomatoes, skin side uppermost, in a single layer in an ovenproof dish and pour over the dressing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'uppermost'
British English: uppermost ADJECTIVE
The uppermost part of something is the part that is higher than the rest of it. The uppermost thing is the highest one of a group of things.
He lived on the uppermost floor of the the building.
Definition of uppermost from the Collins English Dictionary
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