How to use
, from ultimare
'to come to an end, be last'
, from ulter;
only before noun
someone's ultimate aim is their main and most important aim, that they hope to achieve in the future
ultimate goal/aim/objective etc
Complete disarmament was the ultimate goal of the conference.
Our ultimate objective is to have as many female members of parliament as there are male.
the ultimate result of a long process is what happens at the end of it
of the experiment cannot be predicted.
of the tribe was even sadder.
the ultimate failure of the project
if you have ultimate responsibility for something, you are the person who must make the important final decisions about it
The ultimate responsibility for policy lies with the President.
rests with the Public Health Service.
better, bigger, worse etc than all other things or people of the same kind
'The Rolling Stones' is the ultimate rock and roll band.
The female nude is surely the ultimate test of artistic skill.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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