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up·per·most

 (ŭp′ər-mōst′)
adv. & adj.
In the highest position, place, or rank: finished uppermost in the standings; the uppermost balcony.

uppermost

(ˈʌpəˌməʊst)
adj
highest in position, power, importance, etc
adv
in or into the highest position, etc

up•per•most

(ˈʌp ərˌmoʊst)

adj. Also, upmost.
1. highest in place, order, rank, power, etc.
2. topmost; predominant: a subject of uppermost concern.
adv.
3. in or into the uppermost place.
[1475–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uppermost - at or nearest to the topuppermost - at or nearest to the top; "the uppermost book in the pile"; "on the topmost step"
top - situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf"
Adv.1.uppermost - in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind; "say what comes uppermost"
2.uppermost - in or into the highest position; "the blade turned uppermost"

uppermost

adjective
1. top, highest, topmost, upmost, loftiest, most elevated John was on the uppermost floor of the three-storey gatehouse.
top lowest, bottom, lowermost, bottommost
2. supreme, greatest, chief, leading, main, primary, principal, dominant, paramount, foremost, predominant, pre-eminent Protection of sites is of uppermost priority.
supreme least, slightest, humblest, lowliest

uppermost

adjective
Of, being, located at, or forming the top:
Translations
الأعلى، الأرفَع، الأسْمىفي أعلى دَرَجَةٍ أو مَكان
nejhořejšív popředí
øverst
legfelsõlegfelül
efstefstur, hæstur, æîstur
najvrchnejšív popredí
en güçlü olanen önemlien yüksekteki/üstteki

uppermost

[ˈʌpəməʊst]
A. ADJ
1.el/la más alto/a
to put sth face uppermostponer algo cara arriba
2. (fig) → principal, predominante
what is uppermost in sb's mindlo que más le preocupa a algn
it was uppermost in my mindme preocupaba más que cualquier otra cosa
B. ADVencima

uppermost

[ˈʌpərməʊst]
adj
(= topmost) [part, leaves, branches, floor] → le plus haut(la)(e)
(= paramount) [priority] → absolu(e)
to be uppermost in sb's mind → être la préoccupation majeure de qn
It was uppermost in my mind
BUT J'y pensais avant tout autre chose.
advau-dessusupper school ngrandes classes fplupper sixth n(classe f de) terminale f
She's in the upper sixth → Elle est en terminale.

uppermost

adjoberste(r, s); (fig) ambitiongrößte(r, s), höchste(r, s); safety should be uppermost in your mindsSicherheit sollte für Sie an erster Stelle stehen; it’s quite obvious what is uppermost in your mindes ist ziemlich klar, wo deine Prioritäten liegen
adv face/the blue side uppermostmit dem Gesicht/der blauen Seite nach oben

uppermost

[ˈʌpəˌməʊst] adj (thought) → dominante; (echelon) → più alto/a, più elevato/a
it was uppermost in my mind → è stata la mia prima preoccupazione

upper

(ˈapə) adjective
higher in position, rank etc. the upper floors of the building; He has a scar on his upper lip.
noun
(usually in plural) the part of a shoe above the sole. There's a crack in the upper.
ˈuppermost adjective
highest. in the uppermost room of the castle.
adverb
in the highest place or position. Thoughts of him were upper-most in her mind.
upper class
(of) the highest rank of society; (of) the aristocracy. The upper classes can no longer afford to have many servants; He speaks with an upper-class accent.
get/have the upper hand (of/over someone)
to have or win an advantage over. Our team managed to get the upper hand in the end.
References in classic literature ?
This sensation lasts only a second, for even while you stagger something seems to turn over in your head, bringing uppermost the mental exclamation, full of astonishment and dismay, "By Jove
No doubt the thought that was uppermost in a thousand of those vigilant minds, even as it was uppermost in mine, was the riddle--how much they understood of us.
We heard, from one who knew him well (what should be stated in all mention of his lamentable irregularities), that with a single glass of wine his whole nature was reversed, the demon became uppermost, and, though none of the usual signs of intoxication were visible, his will was palpably insane.
I am on the uppermost rung of it, and with my left hand seize hold of the window-sill.
The first of the above mentioned views was, at present, uppermost in his mind--the exploring of unknown regions.
The seven he needed was lying uppermost, the first card in the pack.
One way only was uppermost in my thought--my revolver, the crashing eternal darkness of a bullet.
The same thought was uppermost in both, that we were near the time of our parting; and remembrance of all the bygone days sate upon us sorely.
To set out upon a long journey, with a definite destination in view, is one thing, to remember that purpose and keep it uppermost in one's mind continually is quite another.
Uppermost was the impression, that whatever swift, rushing thing I stood on was not so much bound to any haven ahead as rushing from all havens astern.
but his father kept a sharp watch over him; and, of course, insisted on every line that my master sent being shown; so, instead of penning his peculiar personal sufferings and distresses, the themes constantly uppermost in his thoughts, he harped on the cruel obligation of being held asunder from his friend and love; and gently intimated that Mr.
As for the captain, he had carried his over his shoulder by a bandoleer, and like a wise man, lock uppermost.