maximin

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maximin

(ˈmæksɪˌmɪn)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths the highest of a set of minimum values
2. (Mathematics) (in game theory, etc) the procedure of choosing the strategy that most benefits the least advantaged member of a group. Compare minimax
[C20: from maxi(mum) + min(imum)]
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