optimum

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English[edit]

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From New Latin, neuter of Latin optimus (best, very good), from the root or in ops (work), omnis (all).

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optimum (plural optima or optimums)

  1. The best or most favorable condition, or the greatest amount or degree possible under specific sets of comparable circumstances.

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optimum (not comparable)

  1. The best or most advantageous; surpassing all others.
    Synonyms: best, ideal, optimal
    optimum conditions for climbing

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Czech[edit]

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optimum n

  1. optimum

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  • optimum in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • optimum in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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optimum

  1. inflection of optimus:
    1. accusative masculine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin optimum.

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  • IPA(key): /ɔpˈti.mum/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -imum
  • Syllabification: op‧ti‧mum

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optimum n

  1. optimum (the best or most favorable condition)

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nouns
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adverb

Further reading[edit]

  • optimum in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • optimum in Polish dictionaries at PWN