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extreme

adjective
noun
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adjective
1 adjective very greatan-  c m ufíor- prefas cuimse  c m ushe had extreme difficulty finding a job bhí an-deacracht go deo aici post a fháil, chuaigh sé an-deacair uirthi post a fháil, bhí deacracht as cuimse aici post a fháil 2 adjective excessive, immoderatemíchuibheasach adj1  c m uhe has extreme views tá tuairimí míchuibheasacha aigeshe used extreme language chuaigh sí thar fóir ina cuid caintean extreme left-winger antoisceach den eite chlé
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3 adjective exceptional, unusualamach is amachdearg- prefthat was an extreme example of foolishness amaidí amach is amach a bhí ansin, sampla de dheargamadántacht ba ea é sin 4 adjective exceptionally severean-  c m ufíor- prefthe people's need is extreme tá an-ghanntanas ar na daoine, tá na daoine i ngéarghá 5 adjective outer or furthest awaythey live in the extreme south of the island tá cónaí orthu sa chuid is faide ó dheas den oileánthe extreme tip of the bow barr an bhogha ar fad 6 adjective MATH, STAT at upper or lower end of rangefoircneach adj1  c m uthe diagrams are not valid for extreme values níl na léaráidí bailí i gcás luachanna foircneacha
noun
7 noun extreme opinion, situation, behaviour etcbetter to avoid extremes is fearr fanacht i mbun na measarthachtaat the other extreme ar an taobh eile ar fad de the opposite extreme an taobh eile ar fad 8 noun value at upper or lower end of rangeWashington can cope with climatic extremes tá Washington faoi réir don rótheas agus don rófhuachtprotect your pets from extremes of heat and cold tabhair foscadh do do chuid peataí ón gcuid is measa den teas agus den fhuacht 9 noun far edge or partcuid fem3  c m ucúinne masc4  c m uin the furthest extreme of the island sa chuid is faide siar den oileán, sa chuid is faide ar shiúl den oileán
phrases

extremes meet

soir gach siar faoi dheireadh thiar

to go from one extreme to the other

dul ó mhaol go mullach

to go to extremes

dul thar fóirdul rófhadadul thar cailc

in the extreme

the situation was perilous in the extreme bhí cúrsaí an-chontúirteach ar fad

to take sth to extremes

(also

to carry sth to extremes

) dul thar fóir le ruddul rófhada le ruddul thar cailc le rud

to take sth to its ... extreme

(also

to carry sth to its ... extreme

) if you bring that argument to its logical extreme má thugann tú an argóint sin go deireadh scéil

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