[mak-suh-muh m-si-kyoo r-i-tee]

adjective (of a correctional facility)

designed for or housing prisoners regarded as being very dangerous to society.

Nearby words

  1. maximum thermometer,
  2. maximum value theorem,
  3. maximum velocity,
  4. maximum voluntary ventilation,
  5. maximum-minimum thermometer,
  6. maximus,
  7. maxine,
  8. maxiskirt,
  9. maxixe,
  10. maxwell

Origin of maximum-security

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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