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English definition of “mini-”


prefix     /mɪni-/
smaller than the usual type : They've released a mini-version of the software for phones . John's gone on a two-day mini-break to Paris with his wife . a mini-crisis → Compare micro-
(Definition of mini- prefix from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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