[Grammar] It is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world.

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When we put most in sentences where an adverb modifies an adjective, to what does "most" refer? "adverb" or "adjective"?

It is one of the largest and most densely populated cities in the Asia.

It is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world.
 

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When we put "most" in sentences where an adverb modifies an adjective, to what does "most" refer - an/the adverb (no quotation marks around the word) or an/the adjective (no quotation marks around the word)?

It is one of the largest and most densely​ populated cities in the Asia.
It is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world.

In 1, it is linked to "densely populated".
In 2, it is linked to "technologically advanced".
 

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When we put "most" in sentences where an adverb modifies an adjective, what does "most" modify? An adverb or an adjective?

It is one of the largest and most densely populated cities in Asia.

It is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world.

In the first sentence, "most" modifies "densely," an adverb that modifies "populated". In the second sentence, "most" modifies "technologically," an adverb that modifies "advanced".
 

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in Asia
in Europe
in India
in Australia
in Africa
in China
in Germany
in North America
in Italy
 

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When we put most in sentences where an adverb modifies an adjective, to what does "most" refer? "adverb" or "adjective"?

It modifies the phrase for me.
 
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