least upper bound
an upper bound that is less than or equal to all the upper bounds of a particular set. 3 is the least upper bound of the set consisting of 1, 2, 3. Abbr.: lub
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Also called supremum.
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