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farthest

[ fahr-thist ]
/ ˈfɑr ðɪst /
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adjective, superlative of far, with farther as comparative.

most distant or remote.
most extended; longest.

adverb, superlative of far, with farther as comparative.

at or to the greatest distance.
at or to the most advanced point.
at or to the greatest degree or extent.

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Origin of farthest

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English ferthest; originally variant of furthest, superlative of further
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British Dictionary definitions for farthest

farthest
/ (ˈfɑːðɪst) /

adverb

to or at the greatest distance in space or time

adjective

most distant in space or time
most extended
C14 ferthest, from ferther further
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