acme

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See also: ACME, Acme, and acmé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmḗ, point, top).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈæk.mi/
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Noun[edit]

acme (plural acmes)

  1. The top or highest point; pinnacle; culmination. [c. 1610]
  2. (medicine) The crisis or height of a disease.
  3. Mature age; full bloom of life.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmḗ).

Noun[edit]

acme f (invariable)

  1. acme (pinnacle, culmination)

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Further reading[edit]

  • acme in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana