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upmost

[uhp-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈʌpˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/
adjective
1.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; up- + -most
Can be confused
upmost, uppermost, utmost.
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  • It is the prime minister's upmost responsibility to address these falling infrastructures.
  • Let me say what a privilege it is to watch you all play in a sport that requires your upmost dedication and concentration.
  • Memorial services will be conducted in the highest honor with the upmost respect to the family.
  • Uses upmost discretion and judgment in receiving and referring callers and visitors, or furnishing information requested.
  • Of upmost importance is being a fair and generous employer.
  • Drainage of container is upmost importance since citrus plants can develop root problems if the drainage is not adequate.
  • Functionality of the panels is of upmost importance.
  • We feel, first and foremost, it is of upmost importance to stress our financial soundness.
  • Teachers are nation builders and deserve to be treated with the upmost respect, dignity and care.
  • Management and protection of the ground water resources are of the upmost importance.
British Dictionary definitions for upmost

upmost

/ˈʌpˌməʊst/
adjective
1.
another word for uppermost

uppermost

/ˈʌpəˌməʊst/
adjective
1.
highest in position, power, importance, etc
adverb
2.
in or into the highest position, etc
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