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English definition of “ minus”

minus

adjective     /ˈmaɪnəs/
[before noun] used to show that an amount is less than zero: temperatures of minus 10 degrees Celsius → Compare plus adjective
used to show that something is a disadvantage or bad feature: One of the minus points of working from home is the lack of social contact with colleagues. On the minus side, changes to the handling of software orders could cause delays. → Compare plus adjective
(Definition of minus adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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