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miniatureadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
C2 used to describe something that is a very small copy of an object: I bought some miniature furniture for my niece's doll's house.

miniaturenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/

miniature noun [C] (PAINTING)

a very small painting, usually of a person

miniature noun [C] (ALCOHOLIC DRINK)

a very small bottle of alcoholic drink
in miniature C2 smaller than usual: The model railway has all the buildings, bridges, and trees in miniature.
Translations of “miniature”
in Arabic صَغير جِدًا…
in Korean 소형의…
in Malaysian kecil…
in French miniature…
in Turkish son derece küçük/ufak, minyatür…
in Italian in miniatura, in scala ridotta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 微型的, 小型的, 微小的…
in Russian миниатюрный…
in Polish miniaturowy…
in Vietnamese tiểu, nhỏ…
in Spanish miniatura…
in Portuguese em miniatura…
in Thai เล็กมาก…
in German Miniatur-……
in Catalan diminut, en miniatura…
in Japanese 小型の…
in Indonesian bentuk mini…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微型的, 小型的, 微小的…
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