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verb [transitive] maximize pronunciation in British English /ˈmæksɪmaɪz/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymaximize
he/she/itmaximizes
present participlemaximizing
past tensemaximized
past participlemaximized
  1. to make something as large as possible

    We aim to maximize profits over the next year.

    We suggest you maximize the screen before completing the form.

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 maximize pronunciation in British English /ˌmæksɪmaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

the maximization of profits

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