supreme


supreme
[[t]suːpri͟ːm[/t]]
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1) ADJ: ADJ n Supreme is used in the title of a person or an official group to indicate that they are at the highest level in a particular organization or system.

MacArthur was Supreme Commander for the allied powers in the Pacific.

...the Supreme Court.

...the Supreme Being.

2) ADJ (emphasis) You use supreme to emphasize that a quality or thing is very great.

Her approval was of supreme importance...

The lady conspired to seize supreme power.

Derived words:
supremely ADV ADV adj/adv

We are supremely confident because we have the right mixture of skill and experience...

She gets on with her job and does it supremely well.


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