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supremum

[suh-pree-muh m, soo-]
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noun Mathematics.
  1. least upper bound.

Origin of supremum

< New Latin suprēmum, noun use of neuter of Latin suprēmus supreme1
Also called sup.
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Historical Examples

  • Supremum autem naturae inferioris attingitur a natura superiori.

    The Catholic World; Vol. IV.; October, 1866, to March, 1867.

    E. Rameur


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