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ac·me

 (ăk′mē)
n.
The highest point, as of achievement or development: reached the acme of her career. See Synonyms at summit.

[Greek akmē; see ak- in Indo-European roots.]

acme

(ˈækmɪ)
n
the culminating point, as of achievement or excellence; summit; peak
[C16: from Greek akmē]

ac•me

(ˈæk mi)

n.
the highest point of attainment or development; peak: The empire was at the acme of its power.
[1610–20; < Greek akmḗ]
ac′mic, ac•mat′ic (-ˈmæt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acme - the highest level or degree attainableacme - the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
degree, stage, level, point - a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
2.acme - the highest point (of something)acme - the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"
crown - the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
roof peak - the highest point of a roof
extreme point, extremum, extreme - the point located farthest from the middle of something

acme

acme

noun
The highest point or state:
Informal: payoff.
Medicine: fastigium.
Translations
ذُرْوَه، أَوْج
vrchol
højdepunkt
hápunktur
viršūnė
virsotne

acme

[ˈækmɪ] Ncolmo m, cima f
the acme of perfectionla suma perfección, el colmo de la perfección
he is the acme of good tastees el buen gusto en persona

acme

[ˈækmi] npoint m culminant

acme

nHöhepunkt m, → Gipfel m; (of elegance etc)Inbegriff m; at the acme of his powersauf dem Gipfel seiner (Schaffens)kraft

acme

[ˈækmɪ] n (frm) → culmine m, acme f

acme

(ˈӕkmi) noun
the highest point. the acme of perfection.
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