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max·i·mize

 (măk′sə-mīz′)
tr.v. max·i·mized, max·i·miz·ing, max·i·miz·es
1. To increase or make as great or large as possible: "the ideal of maximizing opportunity through the equalizing of educational opportunity" (Robert J. Havighurst).
2. Mathematics To find the largest value of (a function).

max′i·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
max′i·miz′er n.
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Noun1.maximization - the mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
2.maximization - the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or positionmaximization - the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
minimisation, minimization - the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
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Translations

maximization

[ˌmæksɪmaɪˈzeɪʃən] N [of profits, assets, potential] → maximización f
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maximization

[ˌmæksɪmaɪˈzeɪʃən] maximisation (British) n [profit] → maximisation f
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maximization

nMaximierung f
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