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maximal

adjective

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being the highest possible
  • The group wanted their performance to have the maximal amount of impact.

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The first known use of maximal was in 1882

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“Maximal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maximal. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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