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minnow

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɪn.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/

minnow noun [C] (FISH)

a very small fish found in lakes and riversFreshwater fishFish and seafood

minnow noun [C] (PERSON/ORGANIZATION)

an organization or person that is not important and has little influence or powerPeople of little importance
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