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noun [singular] worst pronunciation in British English /wɜː(r)st/
  1. the worst

    something or someone that is worse than all others

    Even if the worst happens, you shouldn’t give up hope.

    worst of:

    By Friday the worst of the freezing weather should be over.

    the worst of it (=the worst part of an activity or situation):

    The worst of it is, they didn’t admit they were wrong.

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