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bagatelle

noun [C usually singular] (SMALL AMOUNT)    /ˌbæɡ.əˈtel/ literary
something, especially an amount of money, that is small and not important: A thousand pounds is a mere bagatelle to him.Things of little importanceSmall amounts of moneyLarge amounts of money
(Definition of bagatelle noun (SMALL AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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