Meaning of MAXIMUM in English

MAXIMUM

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ absolute

▪ agreed , recommended

Do not exceed the recommended ~ of twelve drops a day.

▪ legal , statutory

VERB + MAXIMUM

▪ achieve , reach , rise to

The temperature reached a ~ of 35°C yesterday.

▪ exceed

▪ allow (sb/sth) , permit (sb/sth)

In the exam, allow yourself a ~ of 30 minutes per question.

the ~ permitted speeds

▪ limit sth to , restrict sth to

The amount you have to pay will be limited to a ~ of £500.

PREPOSITION

▪ above (the) ~ , below (the) ~

▪ at (the) ~

a drive of four hours at the ~

▪ to (the) ~

He is using his talents to the ~.

▪ (up) to a/the ~

▪ ~ of

You can claim the allowance for a ~ of six months.

PHRASES

▪ ~ possible

Everyone should contribute the ~ possible.

II.

adj.

Maximum is used with these nouns: ↑ advantage , ↑ altitude , ↑ amount , ↑ benefit , ↑ capacity , ↑ comfort , ↑ depth , ↑ distance , ↑ dose , ↑ duration , ↑ effect , ↑ effectiveness , ↑ efficiency , ↑ enjoyment , ↑ expansion , ↑ exposure , ↑ extent , ↑ fine , ↑ flexibility , ↑ force , ↑ freedom , ↑ height , ↑ impact , ↑ intensity , ↑ investment , ↑ length , ↑ level , ↑ leverage , ↑ limit , ↑ load , ↑ number , ↑ output , ↑ penalty , ↑ percentage , ↑ performance , ↑ potential , ↑ productivity , ↑ profit , ↑ protection , ↑ publicity , ↑ quantity , ↑ range , ↑ rebate , ↑ resolution , ↑ return , ↑ sentence , ↑ size , ↑ speed , ↑ strength , ↑ temperature , ↑ threshold , ↑ use , ↑ velocity , ↑ volume , ↑ width , ↑ workload

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