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English definition of “little”

little

adjective [-er/-est only] (YOUNG)   /ˈlɪt̬·əl/
young : When you were little, you and your brother were always fighting . My little brother / sister (= younger brother or sister ) is seven years old . He stayed home from work today because his little boy / girl (= young son or daughter ) is sick .
(Definition of little adjective (YOUNG) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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