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    Is there a difference between upmost and utmost
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    Quote Originally Posted by altaf View Post
    Is there a difference between upmost and utmost
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    ***NOT A TEACHER***(1) A mother's children are always uppermost/upmost in her mind. = the highest place; (2) Everyone at this website is treated with the utmost respect and courtesy. = the greatest amount. (P.S.I think Americans prefer "uppermost.")

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    ***NOT A TEACHER***(1) A mother's children are always uppermost/upmost in her mind. = the highest place; (2) Everyone at this website is treated with the utmost respect and courtesy. = the greatest amount. (P.S.I think Americans prefer "uppermost.")
    The British prefer "uppermost", in many dictionaries "upmost" is said to be an American variant.

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