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Definition of least best in English:


Worst out of a group which are all desirable or of good quality: our best and least best engineers are leaving for fantastic offers
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  • He was in many ways the least best person to address this problem.
  • If the children in care are a very distilled group who have the most difficult, challenging and tough experiences, you will find that they go on to have the least best outcomes.
  • He is the least best of a fairly saintly bunch.

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