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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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