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Noun: maximization  ,mak-su-mu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,mak-su-mI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function
     
  2. The act of raising to the highest possible point, condition or position
    - maximisation [Brit], maximation

Derived forms: maximizations

Type of: increase, mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation, step-up

Antonym: minimization

Encyclopedia: Maximization