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bagatellenoun

uk   us   /ˌbæɡ.əˈtel/

bagatelle noun (SMALL AMOUNT)

[C usually singular] literary something, especially an amount of money, that is small and not important: A thousand pounds is a mere bagatelle to him.

bagatelle noun (GAME)

[U] a game played on a board with holes, in which small balls are hit towards the holes
Translations of “bagatelle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 少量, 小玩意兒,小事, (尤指款項)小數目…
in Chinese (Simplified) 少量, 小玩意儿,小事, (尤指款项)小数目…
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