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adjective, adverb furthest pronunciation in British English /ˈfɜː(r)ðɪst/
  1. 1
    at the greatest distance from something
    furthest from:

    Which planet is furthest from the sun?

    furthest away from:

    My car is parked in the space furthest away from the building.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] most distant

      Merlin’s fame had spread to the furthest corners of the land.

  2. 2
    the longest distance

    Which of you can throw the ball furthest?

    Trevor travelled furthest to get here.

  3. 3
    to a greater degree than anyone else or than ever before

    The Athenians progressed furthest towards developing a truly democratic society.



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