[məust] 1. superlative of many, much (often with the) - adjective
1) ((the) greatest number or quantity of: Which of the students has read the most books?; Reading is what gives me most enjoyment.) o mais
2) (the majority or greater part of: Most children like playing games; Most modern music is difficult to understand.) a maioria
2. adverb
1) (used to form the superlative of many adjectives and adverbs, especially those of more than two syllables: Of all the women I know, she's the most beautiful; the most delicious cake I've ever tasted; We see her mother or father sometimes, but we see her grandmother most frequently.) o mais
2) (to the greatest degree or extent: They like sweets and biscuits but they like ice-cream most of all.) mais que tudo
3) (very or extremely: I'm most grateful to you for everything you've done; a most annoying child.) muitíssimo
4) ((American) almost: Most everyone I know has read that book.) quase
3. pronoun
1) (the greatest number or quantity: I ate two cakes, but Mary ate more, and John ate (the) most.) mais que todos
2) (the greatest part; the majority: He'll be at home for most of the day; Most of these students speak English; Everyone is leaving - most have gone already.) a maior parte
- at the most
- at most
- for the most part
- make the most of something
- make the most of
* * *
[moust] n 1 a maior parte, o maior número. 2 a maioria. 3 máximo. this is the most you can ask for / isto é o máximo que você pode exigir. • adj sup of much and many. 1 o mais, os mais. 2 pela maior parte. • adv 1 o mais, os mais. 2 pela maior parte. 3 muitíssimo. at most quando muito. for the most part a) a maior parte. b) geralmente. to make the most of a thing tirar o máximo proveito.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.


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