Origin of optimal
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Examples from the Web for optimally
Optimally, some of the bad guys can be turned into police informers or spies.France Arrests the Usual Islamist Suspects
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So optimally the partner should be managing someone else's money—a so-called fiduciary institution, preferably a big pension fund.Goldman's Shell Game
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These languages are conceived in a modular fashion and can be designed to optimally serve the task at hand.
Industrial markets are optimally served by the sequential nature of literacy and the linearity inherent in its structure.
They are designed to optimally maintain the human being and enhance his or her performance.
- another word for optimum (def. 2)
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Word Origin and History for optimally
"most favorable," 1890, from Latin optimus (see optimum). Originally a word in biology. Related: Optimally.
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