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Definition of Maxim


  1. An established principle or proposition; a condensed proposition of important practical truth; an axiom of practical wisdom; an adage; a proverb; an aphorism.
  2. The longest note formerly used, equal to two longs, or four breves; a large.
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Maxim Translations

maxim in Dutch is sententie, zinspreuk, spreuk
maxim in French is sentence
maxim in German is Grundsatz
maxim in Swedish is regel, sentens, grundsats