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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 ?
The better part of my companion's character, if it have a better part, is that which usually comes uppermost in my regard, and forms the type whereby I recognise the man.
According to this little plan of theirs, the Guernsey-man, under cover of an interpreter's office, was to tell the Captain what he pleased, but as coming from Stubb; and as for Stubb, he was to utter any nonsense that should come uppermost in him during the interview.
Rachel glanced quickly at her husband, as Eliza tremulously answered "yes;" her fears, ever uppermost, suggesting that possibly there might be advertisements out for her.
We told him to clear out, then, and leave the things at the uppermost hotel and say we should be along presently.
It would be impossible to say what Emma felt, on hearing this which of all her unpleasant sensations was uppermost.
Elinor tried to talk of something else; but Miss Steele could not be kept beyond a couple of minutes, from what was uppermost in her mind.
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.
Not one in a hundred of you knows which end of her's uppermost.
A craven who abandoned his post," said another--this Monseigneur had been got out of Paris, legs uppermost and half suffocated, in a load of hay--"some years ago.
As he spoke, there was another great cry of pity from the beach; four men arose with the wreck out of the deep, clinging to the rigging of the remaining mast; uppermost, the active figure with the curling hair.
The odour of Christmas cooking being on the wind, it was the season when superfluous pork and black puddings are suggestive of charity in well-to-do families; and Silas's misfortune had brought him uppermost in the memory of housekeepers like Mrs.
I throw it into the air; if the blade falls uppermost the tall man shall go free; if the shaft falls uppermost, then life is to the short one, so