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Definition of superlative adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    superlative

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//səˈpərlət̮ɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1excellent synonym first-rate a superlative performance
  2. 2(grammar) relating to adjectives or adverbs that express the highest degree of something, for example best, worst, slowest, and most difficult compare comparative
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    adverb
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