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Definition of "acme" []

  • The highest point, as of achievement or development: reached the acme of her career. See Synonyms at summit. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "acme" in a sentence
  • "Along with his hopes of making Astana a world-class capital, Nazarbayev has also proposed the creation of a new universal currency, called the akmetal from the Greek word acme to replace the dollar in international commerce, a sort of monetary Esperanto."
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  • "He first called for the creation of a worldwide currency, to be called "acmetal" - a combination of "acme," a Greek word meaning the peak or the best, and "capital" - in an article published last month."