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(ˈʌp ərˌmoʊst)

adj. Also, upmost.
1. highest in place, order, rank, power, etc.
2. topmost; predominant: a subject of uppermost concern.
3. in or into the uppermost place.
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Adj.1.upmost - at or nearest to the topupmost - 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"
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