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adjective supreme pronunciation in British English /sʊˈpriːm/
  1. 1
    most important, or most powerful

    NATO's supreme commander in Kosovo

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    1. a.
      used in the titles of government, legal, or military institutions that have the highest level of power

      the Supreme Court

      a meeting of the Supreme Council of State

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  2. 2
    [only before noun] very great

    With a supreme effort of will, Isabel swallowed the medicine.

    Television exposure is of supreme importance in American politics.

    supreme confidence/arrogance

    He's a supreme example of the English eccentric.

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