- Most extreme; greatest: a matter of the utmost importanceMore example sentences
- The training of our nation to respond to the many threats we face is of utmost importance.
- I am quite possibly a better man for having known him and, for that, he has my utmost thanks and respect.
- They deserve our utmost respect and recognition for simply making the Olympic team.
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- The greatest or most extreme extent or amount: a plot that stretches credulity to the utmostMore example sentences
- The crew does the utmost to provide for the basic needs for the refugees.
- I rebel against that to the utmost, against the idea of moral absolutes.
- The Danish squad is known to fear his speed which will stretch a back-line not noted for its mobility to the utmost.
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- Do the most that one is able: Dan was doing his utmost to be helpfulMore example sentences
- We will do our utmost to avoid compulsory redundancies.
- The reality is that most never chose to be parenting alone and are doing their utmost to provide the best possible future for their children.
- Our engineers are doing their utmost to fix the problem.