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less

adjective /les/
(often with than) not as much (as)
menos
Think of a number less than forty He drank his tea and wished he had put less sugar in it The salary for that job will be not less than $30,000.
lessen verb to make or become less
reducir, disminuir
The fan lessened the heat a little When the children left, the noise lessened considerably.
lesser adjective smaller or not as important
menor
the lesser of two evils.
the less … the less/more
cuanto menos… menos/más
The less I see of him, the better (pleased I’ll be)! The less I practise, the less confident I become The less I try, the more I succeed.
no less a person etc than as great a personetc as
nada menos que
as I had tea with no less a person than the Prime Minister
-less suffix without
sin
an organization that provides shelter for the homeless We felt powerless to help her.
not doing something
inofensivo
He’s just a harmless old man.
not affected by something
incansable
her tireless efforts to raise money for charity.
-lessly suffix
sin…mente
He carelessly left some important documents on a train.
-lessness suffix
des-, falta de
the thoughtlessness of some people.
less is used in speaking about quantity or amount: People should eat less fat ; I’ve less than $100 in the bank. fewer sould be used in speaking about numbers of individual things or people: I’ve fewer books than he has ; There were fewer than 50 people at the meeting.
Translations of “less”
in Vietnamese kém…
in Thai น้อยกว่า…
in Malaysian kurang…
in French plus petit que, moins (de)…
in German weniger…
in Indonesian tidak sebanyak…
(Definition of less from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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