maximum

max|i|mum1 W3S2 [ˈmæksıməm] adj [only before noun]
the maximum amount, quantity, speed etc is the largest that is possible or allowed
≠ ↑minimum
The car has a maximum speed of 120 mph.
They made maximum use of the resources available.
To get the maximum benefit, do the exercises slowly.
Display the hologram under a strong light for maximum effect.
The plant is operating at maximum capacity .
maximum amount/number etc
Work out the maximum amount you can afford to spend.
The award will consist of a lump sum to a maximum value of $5000.
maximum sentence/penalty/fine etc
She faces a maximum penalty of life in prison.
maximum 2
maximum2 n
[Date: 1500-1600; : Latin; Origin: maximus 'greatest', from magnus 'great']
the largest number or amount that is possible or is allowed
maximum of
He faces a maximum of seven years in prison.
The company will reimburse you up to a maximum of $1000.
We might have a third child, but that's the absolute maximum .

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