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superlative  

  ( superlatives    plural  )
1       adj   If you describe something as superlative, you mean that it is extremely good.  
Some superlative wines are made in this region..., The Regent hotel has a superlative view of Hong Kong island.     
2       n-count   If someone uses superlatives to describe something, they use adjectives and expressions which indicate that it is extremely good.  
usu pl  
...a spectacle which has critics world-wide reaching for superlatives.     
3       adj   In grammar, the superlative form of an adjective or adverb is the form that indicates that something has more of a quality than anything else in a group. For example, `biggest' is the superlative form of `big'. Compare comparative.  
ADJ n  
      Superlative is also a noun., n-count  
...his tendency towards superlatives and exaggeration.     
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superlative  


      adj   consummate, crack     (slang)   excellent, greatest, highest, magnificent, matchless, of the first water, of the highest order, outstanding, peerless, stellar     (informal)   supreme, surpassing, transcendent, unparalleled, unrivalled, unsurpassed  
  
Antonyms     
   abysmal, appalling, average, dreadful, easily outclassed, inferior, ordinary, poor, rotten, run-of-the-mill, undistinguished, unexceptional, uninspired, unspectacular  

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Consulte también:

speculative, supervise, super, suppertime

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