The term maximisation is used in economics to describe the goal of an individual or company to make as much money as possible.

  • The company is maximising profits by doing whatever it can to increase sales.

  • The maximisation of happiness is the goal of the government.

Definition of maximisation


the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position


maximation, maximization

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Example Sentences for maximisation

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    The elliptical shape maximises the views to the River and City.

  • 2

    To maximise the use of an MP3 player, utilise speakers.

  • 3

    The aim is to maximise the torque at every point in the allowable RPM range.

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    And the reason for that was to maximise simplicity.

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    This will maximise social welfare.

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    They work to maximise their utility.

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    I then have to maximise it again.

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    Maximising proceeds to the good causes.

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    Maximising the pleasure given by the ortolan is.

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    MSY and management are aimed at maximising a harvest.