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do (one's) utmost

To put forth the greatest possible amount of effort or energy toward some task or goal; to try as hard as one can. I'll do my utmost to be there for your wedding, but I don't know if I'll have enough money to buy the plane ticket. Janet did her utmost to save the family farm, but the bank foreclosed on it in the end.
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try (one's) utmost

To put forth the greatest possible amount of effort or energy toward some task or goal; to try as hard as one can. I'll try my utmost to be there for your wedding, but I don't know if I'll have enough money to buy the plane ticket. Janet tried her utmost to save the family farm, but the bank foreclosed on it in the end.
See also: try, utmost

do/try your ˈutmost (to do something)

try as hard as you can (to do something): I tried my utmost to stop them.Don’t blame her — she did her utmost to finish it on time.
See also: try, utmost
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A A "Recognizing the opportunity" offered by the 8th Review Conference of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), held at UN Headquarters (3-28 May), Morocco and France seize this opportunity to recall the utmost importance of the entry into force of the CTBT as soon as possible," Morocco's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Mohammed Loulichki said in a joint statement of the two countries.
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I WOULD like to express my heartfelt thanks and utmost gratitude to all the members of staff onward 4Y at the Royal.
From good faith to utmost good faith in marine insurance.
Over the Board's 100-year history honors have been bestowed on those who have demonstrated not only skill and expertise in their field, but those who have conducted themselves with the utmost integrity, dignity, and humanity.
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