Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of maximise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective making as great as possible

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ontario has no option but to be actively involved in maximising Canada-U.S. trade.

    Meeting the Canadian Challenge

  • But if you’re interesting in maximising your audience or audience participation, it’s always useful to understand what content really strikes a chord with your readers.

    Web Teacher › PostRank tracks reader engagement metrics

  • Bethan, I do't want to be too negative about the aim of this proposal - because I support the idea of maximising opportunity to develop IT skills.

    Spend or Invest. That's the Question

  • Washington DC: "What happens, now that democracy and the free market have fused into a single predatory organism with a thin constricted imagination that revolves almost entirely around the idea of maximising profit," asked author Arundhati Roy at a discussion with Noam Chomsky, professor of Linguistics and Philosophy, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Washington DC: "What happens, now that democracy and the free market have fused into a single predatory organism with a thin constricted imagination that revolves almost entirely around the idea of maximising profit," asked author Arundhati Roy at a discussion with Noam Chomsky, professor of Linguistics and Philosophy, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • What happens now that democracy and the Free Market have fused into a single predatory organism with a thin, constricted imagination that revolves almost entirely around the idea of maximising profit?

    signandsight.com

  • The Chief Constable is wedded to the idea of maximising his resources where opportunities exist.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The Chief Constable is wedded to the idea of maximising his resources where opportunities exist.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • He argued that these situations, where decision making rules such as maximising expected utility can be applied, differ in a deep way from those where the probability distribution of a random outcome is unknown.

    BBC Radio: Overselling Climate Change « Climate Audit

  • The decision by United Utilities follows the company's earlier actions to maintain essential supplies, such as maximising water abstraction from ground water supplies and moving water around its regional pipe network.

    Evening Mail news round-up

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