Also, at the most or at the outside. At the largest amount, the furthest limit; also, in the most extreme case. For example, She'll be finished in two weeks at the most, or It'll take two weeks at the outside, or At most the chef uses a tiny bit of pepper. The terms with most date from the 1300s; at the outside from the mid-1800s. Also see at best.
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Turkey has had more than a decade of economic boom, and is now the sixth-most-visited tourist destination in the world.
I spoke first with Scott Ellman, a student at Wesleyan University and now the Huffington Post editor-at-large for his campus.
The at-home genetics testing company 23andme, established in 2006, helps people learn more about their “DNA relatives.”
This at-home blood test kit gives a full reading of antioxidant, fatty acid, or vitamin panels.
At-home caretakers are eligible for Medicaid waivers, which allow benefits regardless of income.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
On the first day, a thousand English archers, supported by men-at-arms, attempted to draw the Scots.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
Belhaven made his escape to his own country, and was there beyond the reach of the Serjeant-at-Arms.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay