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noun [countable] summit pronunciation in American English /ˈsʌmɪt/
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  1. 1



    summit meeting

    a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries

    a summit of EU leaders

    a summit meeting on AIDS

    The summit will be held in Madrid in June.

  2. 2
    the top of a mountain

    They camped about 1,000 feet from the summit.

  3. 3
    the highest level of achievement in something

    His appointment as a cabinet member was the summit of his career.



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