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Definition of furthest adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

furthest

 adjective,adverb
adjective, adverb
NAmE//ˈfərðəst//
 
= farthest
 
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Which Word?further / farther / farthest / furthest These are the comparative and superlative forms of far. To talk about distance, further and farthest are the most common:I have to travel further to work now. the house farthest away from the road To talk about the degree or extent of something, further/furthest are usually preferred:Let’s consider this point further. Further, but not farther, can also be used in formal situations to mean “more” or “additional”:Are there any further/more/additional questions?
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