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Definition of supreme adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1highest in rank or position The case will probably go to the Supreme Court. the supreme champion It is an event in which she reigns supreme.
  2. 2very great or the greatest in degree to make the supreme sacrifice (= die for what you believe in) a supreme effort She smiled with supreme confidence.
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