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extreme
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
extreme /iks'tri:m/
  • tính từ
    • ở tít đằng đầu, ở đằng cùng, xa nhất, ở tột cùng
    • vô cùng, tột bực, cùng cực, cực độ
      • extreme poverty: cảnh nghèo cùng cực
    • khác nghiệt; quá khích; cực đoan (biện pháp)
      • extreme views: quan điểm quá khích
    • (tôn giáo) cuối cùng
      • extreme unction: lễ xức dầu cuối cùng (trước khi chết)
    • an extreme case
      • một trường hợp đặc biệt
Concise Dictionary
extremes|extremer|extremestɪk'striːm
noun
+the furthest or highest degree of something
+the point located farthest from the middle of something
adj.
+of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
+far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree
+beyond a norm in views or actions
+most distant in any direction

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 unusual, uncommon, exceptional, outstanding, notable, noteworthy, abnormal, different, extraordinary, remarkable:
We experienced extreme difficulty driving home.
2 immoderate, excessive, severe, intense, acute, maximum, worst:
This equipment is made to withstand extreme arctic conditions.
3 outermost, endmost, farthest, ultimate, utmost, uttermost, remotest, last, far-off, far-away, distant, very:
She walked to the extreme end of the pier.
4 rigid, stern, severe, strict, conservative, hidebound, stiff, stringent, restrictive, constrictive, uncompromising, Draconian, harsh, drastic:
Grandfather favoured taking extreme measures against terrorists.
5 unconventional, radical, outrageous, wild, weird, bizarre, queer, outrageous, offbeat, exotic, eccentric, different, outré, Slang far-out, way-out, US and Canadian kooky:
I find your outfit too extreme to wear in public.
6 beyond the pale or limits or bounds, extravagant, inordinate, excessive, disproportionate, outrageous:
Because of your extreme behaviour, you will be confined to the house for a week.
n.
7 Often, extremes. limit(s), bounds, utmost, maximum, Colloq swing:
Try to be more moderate and to avoid extremes.
8 Often, go to extremes. limit(s), bounds, maximum, acme, zenith, pinnacle, summit, height, apex, apogee, peak, extremity; depth, nadir:
Thea's moods varied between the extremes of joy and grief.
9 in the extreme. extremely, very, exceptionally, exceedingly, extraordinarily, unusually:
His table manners are rude in the extreme.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 [usually before noun] very great in degree: We are working under extreme pressure at the moment. + thousands of people living in extreme poverty + I'm having extreme difficulty in not losing my temper with her. + The heat in the desert was extreme.
2 not ordinary or usual; serious or severe: Children will be removed from their parents only in extreme circumstances. + Don't go doing anything extreme like leaving the country. + It was the most extreme example of cruelty to animals I had ever seen. + extreme weather conditions + extreme sports (= dangerous sports, for example SNOWBOARDING and BUNGEE JUMPING)
3 (of people, political organizations, opinions, etc.) far from what most people consider to be normal, reasonable or acceptable: extreme left-wing / right-wing views + an extreme nationalist organization + Their ideas are too extreme for me.
4 [only before noun] as far as possible from the centre, the beginning or in the direction mentioned: Kerry is in the extreme west of Ireland. + She sat on the extreme edge of her seat. + politicians on the extreme left of the party
+ noun
1 a feeling, situation, way of behaving, etc. that is as different as possible from another or is opposite to it: extremes of love and hate + He used to be very shy, but now he's gone to the opposite extreme (= changed from one extreme kind of behaviour to another).
2 the greatest or highest degree of sth: extremes of cold, wind or rain + the climatic extremes of the mountains
Idioms: go, etc. to extremes
take sth to extremes to act or be forced to act in a way that is far from normal or reasonable: It's embarrassing the extremes he'll go to in order to impress his boss. + Taken to extremes, this kind of behaviour can be dangerous. + In the jungle they were driven to extremes in order to survive.
in the extreme (formal) to a great degree: The journey would be dangerous in the extreme.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

opposite, polar
Their views are at opposite extremes from each other.
| climatic, political, temperature
It's a difficult place to live because of its climatic extremes.

VERB + EXTREME

avoid
Avoid any extremes of emotional behaviour.
| go to
He went to the extreme of adulation, describing Churchill as the greatest man who ever lived.
| carry sth to, take sth to
It's foolish to take any dieting to extremes.

PREP.

at an/the
At the extreme, some nuclear waste is so radioactive it has to be kept isolated for thousands of years.
| between ~s
There has to be a solution between these extremes.
| in the ~
His voice was scornful in the extreme.
| to the ~
She was always kindly and generous to the extreme.
| ~s of
These photographs show extremes of obesity and emaciation.

PHRASES

at one extreme, at the other extreme
At the other extreme, women still childless at 32 were more likely to be from a professional background.
| go from one extreme to the other
She goes from one extreme to the other, and either works very hard or does absolutely nothing.

adj

VERBS

be, seem, sound | become

ADV.

very | a bit, fairly, a little, quite, rather, somewhat
Some of his views seem rather extreme.
| dangerously | politically

PHRASES

at its most extreme
This is hero-worship at its most extreme.


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