up·​most | \ ˈəp-ˌmōst How to pronounce upmost (audio) \

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Examples of upmost in a Sentence

the upmost floor of the building
Recent Examples on the Web The safety of all of our residents is of the upmost importance to us and remains our top priority. oregonlive.com, "Portland man says he was racially profiled in his apartment lobby," 11 June 2019 The show faced some criticism after it was revealed that a person with autism would not be playing the lead, but Tomita assures Highmore has the upmost respect for his role. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Exclusive: 'The Good Doctor' Star Tamlyn Tomita Responds to the Show's Biggest Criticism," 24 Sep. 2018 Privacy and security Privacy and security have always been a hot topic and of the upmost concern, but maybe never more than now. Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY, "Apple shows how iOS 12 will change your next iPhone," 4 June 2018 And for the players, finishing this season strong for themselves, but primarily for their coach, is of the upmost importance. Rich Mayor, Aurora Beacon-News, "Skylar Doby wants to send out West Aurora coach Connie Siljendahl in style," 2 Feb. 2018 Can's representatives are said to be controlling the deal, and despite having the 'upmost confidence' that a deal will be agreed, Juventus want negotiations to finalised as soon as possible. SI.com, "Juventus Remain 'Convinced' Liverpool's Emre Can is Turin Bound After Verbal Agreement," 25 Jan. 2018 In Hip Hop, there are certain artists that are regarded with the upmost respect. Marco Torres, Houston Chronicle, "Snoop Dogg brings West Coast sound to House of Blues in Houston," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of upmost

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Upmost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upmost. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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