Pronunciation: (up'ur-mōst" or, esp. Brit., -must), [key]
adj. Also,upmost.
1. highest in place, order, rank, power, etc.: the uppermost peaks of the mountain; the uppermost class of society.
2. topmost; predominant: a subject of uppermost concern.

in or into the uppermost place, rank, or predominance: The blossoms grow uppermost on the stems of these flowers; the thoughts that came uppermost to her mind.

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upper houseupper partial tone
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