maximal maximal  /ˈmæk sə məl/


  • (adj) the greatest or most complete or best possible


  1. He enters the film quite late and, as usual, his performance is a canny blend of the minimal and the maximal.
  2. Expect minimal monologues from all funnymen, and maximal celebrity interviews.
  3. East Germany responded to the crisis with maximal rhetoric and minimal action.


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  1. "There's a learning process in terms of being able to make sure you put the maximal effort in the morning," said Johns. "So to do the schedule here is really worthwhile and is really going to help."
    on May 23, 2007 By: Brian Johns Source: 940 News

  2. Caroline Glick writes in the Jerusalem Post: "Over the past week, Abbas announced his adherence to maximal Palestinian demands from Israel. These include the full transfer of sovereignty over the Temple Mount to the Palestinians; the complete...
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Caroline Glick Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  3. "We are using Listeria to deliver tumor-specific antigens to the immune system in a manner that results in maximal immune and tumor-clearing response," said John Rothman, Ph.D., vice president of clinical development at Advaxis, which is...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: John Rothman Source: Newswise (press release)

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