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su·preme

 (so͝o-prēm′)
adj.
1. Greatest in power, authority, or rank; paramount or dominant.
2. Greatest in importance, degree, significance, character, or achievement.
3. Ultimate; final: the supreme sacrifice.

[Latin suprēmus, superlative of superus, upper, from super, over; see uper in Indo-European roots.]

su·preme′ly adv.
su·preme′ness n.

su·prême

 (so͝o-prēm′, -prĕm′)
n.
1. A rich sauce made with chicken stock and cream.
2. A dish made or served with this sauce, especially the breast and wing of chicken or other fowl.
3.
a. A sherbet glass with a large bowl.
b. A dessert served in such a glass.
4.
a. A container, such as a glass bowl, used for serving cold food in an inner container that nestles on crushed or cracked ice.
b. Food served in such a vessel.

[French, supreme, suprême, from Latin suprēmus, supreme; see supreme.]

suprême

(sʊˈpriːm; -ˈprɛm; sjʊ-)
n
1. (Cookery) Also called: suprême sauce a rich velouté sauce made with a base of veal or chicken stock, with cream or egg yolks added
2. (Cookery) the best or most delicate part of meat, esp the breast and wing of chicken, cooked in suprême sauce
[French: supreme]

suprême

(sʊˈpriːm; -ˈprɛm; sjʊ-)
n
1. (Cookery) Also called: suprême sauce a rich velouté sauce made with a base of veal or chicken stock, with cream or egg yolks added
2. (Cookery) the best or most delicate part of meat, esp the breast and wing of chicken, cooked in suprême sauce
[French: supreme]

su•preme

(səˈprim, sʊ-)

adj.
1. highest in rank or authority; paramount; sovereign; chief.
2. of the highest quality, degree, character, importance, etc.
3. greatest, utmost, or extreme.
4. last or final; ultimate.
[1510–20; < Latin suprēmus, superlative of superus upper, adj. derivative of super (see super-)]
su•preme′ly, adv.
su•preme′ness, n.

su•prême

(səˈprim, -ˈpreɪm, sʊ-; Fr. süˈprɛm)

n.
1. a velouté sauce made with chicken stock.
2. a dish prepared with this sauce, esp. boned chicken breast.
[1810–15; < French < Latin suprēmus supreme]

supreme

- Ultimately from Latin supra, "above," which begat supremus, "highest."
See also related terms for highest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.supreme - final or last in your life or progress; "the supreme sacrifice"; "the supreme judgment"
ultimate - furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme; "the ultimate achievement"; "the ultimate question"; "man's ultimate destiny"; "the ultimate insult"; "one's ultimate goal in life"
2.supreme - greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal"
dominant - exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage"
3.supreme - highest in excellence or achievement; "supreme among musicians"; "a supreme endxxeavor"; "supreme courage"
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
4.supreme - greatest or maximal in degree; extreme; "supreme folly"
maximal, maximum - the greatest or most complete or best possible; "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure"

supreme

adjective
1. paramount, surpassing, superlative, prevailing, sovereign, predominant, incomparable, mother of all (informal), unsurpassed, matchless The lady conspired to seize supreme power.
paramount lowest, least, poorest, most trivial, worst
2. chief, leading, principal, first, highest, head, top, prime, cardinal, foremost, pre-eminent, peerless He proposes to make himself the supreme overlord.
chief lowest, most minor, most inferior, most subordinate
3. ultimate, highest, greatest, utmost, final, crowning, extreme, culminating My oldest son made the supreme sacrifice in Vietnam

supreme

adjective
1. Having preeminent significance:
2. Of the greatest possible degree, quality, or intensity:
3. Conforming to an ultimate form of perfection or excellence:
Translations
الأعْظَمالسّامي، الأسْمى
nejvyšší
øverststørst
legnagyobb
æîstur, besturóviîjafnanlegur
Aukščiausiasis teismas
augstākaisizcilslielākaissevišķs
vrhovenvrhovno sodišče
azamien büyük/yüksekuluyüceyüksek

supreme

[sʊˈpriːm]
A. ADJ [effort] → supremo; [heroism, confidence] → sumo; [achievement] → mayor
it is of supreme importancees de suma importancia
with supreme indifferencecon suma indiferencia
it was a supreme irony thatla mayor ironía fue que ...
the supreme sacrificeel sacrificio supremo
to reign supreme (fig) [team, individual, city] → no tener rival, gozar del dominio absoluto; [ideology, tradition] → predominar por encima de todo
B. CPD the Supreme Being Nel Ser Supremo
supreme champion Ncampeón/ona m/f absoluto/a
Supreme Commander Ncomandante mf en jefe, comandante mf supremo/a
Supreme Court NTribunal m Supremo, Corte f Suprema (LAm)

supreme

[suˈpriːm] adj
(= highest in rank) → suprême
(= very great) [heroism, importance, effort] → suprême
to make the supreme sacrifice (= give one's life) → faire le sacrifice suprêmeSupreme Court n (US)Cour f suprême

supreme

adj
(= highest in authority)höchste(r, s); court, Sovietoberste(r, s)
(= very great) courage, indifference etcäußerste(r, s), größte(r, s); with supreme indifferenceäußerst or völlig unbeteiligt
(= ultimate) to make the supreme sacrificedas höchste Opfer bringen; the supreme moment of the operader Höhepunkt der Oper
adv to rule or reign supreme (monarch) → absolut herrschen; (champion, justice) → unangefochten herrschen; (silence) → überall herrschen

supreme

[sʊˈpriːm] adj (in authority) → supremo/a; (very great) → sommo/a, massimo/a
with supreme indifference → con somma indifferenza
the supreme sacrifice → il sacrificio supremo
to reign supreme (fig) → dominare

supreme

(suˈpriːm) adjective
1. the highest, greatest, or most powerful. the supreme ruler.
2. the greatest possible. an act of supreme courage.
suˈpremely adverb
supremacy (suˈpreməsi) noun
the state of being the greatest or most powerful. How did Rome maintain her supremacy over the rest of the world for so long?
the Supreme Court noun
the highest court of law in (a state of) the USA and many other countries.