summum bonum

[ soo m-oo m boh-noo m; English suhm-uh m boh-nuh m ]
/ ˈsʊm ʊm ˈboʊ nʊm; English ˈsʌm əm ˈboʊ nəm /

noun Latin.

the highest or chief good.

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summum bonum
/ Latin (ˈsʊmʊm ˈbɒnʊm) /

noun

the principle of goodness in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived; highest or supreme good
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