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- adj. superlative form of great: most great.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. not to be surpassed.
- adj. largest in size of those under consideration.
- adj. most of.
- adj. highest in importance or degree or significance or achievement; most eminent.
- adj. highest in quality.
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- adj. highest in quality
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The _greatest Eels_ lurk under Stones [_g of “greatest” _]
This is the threshold challenge for the generation now coming into its own, a generation that could earn the label "greatest."
The label greatest generation went through the depression and WWII.
Obviously, I will have to reevaluate it once I get a hold of a release candidate but right now, it is the best operating system I have ever used, period, and I have used Windows starting with 2000 (previous holder of the title greatest ever) since migrating over from OS 9 and several varieties of Linux.
He appealed to Syrians to remain steadfast against what he called the greatest challenge to face Syria in its modern history, describing it as "a real test of patriotism" for the people and "a race between terrorists and reforms."
In fact, Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide in January 2008 was but another positioning of private sector interests in preparation for what I call the greatest Hail Mary pass of all time in taking those Wall Street losses and placing them on the next three generations.
That's what makes football ... the greatest is the violent side.
Nearly all were built with the hundreds of millions of federal dollars that Byrd steered to his home state while at the helm of the Appropriations panel, which he called the greatest committee.
Now the head of Central Command, Petraeus was here at the Holocaust Memorial Museum to honor what he called the greatest generation.
Naturally, reporters were curious about the big blast, however, so Groves released a statement written by W.L. Laurence (who was on leave from The New York Times and playing the role of chief atomic propagandist which he called the greatest "honor" that could come to a newspaperman) announcing that an ammunition dump had exploded.