Translation of "minimum" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈmɪn·ɪ·məm/ us /ˈmɪn·ə·məm/ plural minima /ˈmɪn·ɪ·mə/ /ˈmɪn·ə·mə/

B1 The minimum amount of something is the smallest amount that is allowed or possible.

There is a minimum charge of $5 for postage.


noun uk /ˈmɪn·ɪ·məm/ us /ˈmɪn·ə·məm/

B1 the smallest amount that is allowed or possible

Please keep noise to an absolute minimum.
→ Opposite maximum noun

(Translation of “minimum” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈminiməm/

smallest or lowest (possible, obtained, recorded etc)

What was the minimum temperature last night?
minimal adjective

very small indeed

minimal expense.
minimize verb ( (also minimiseBritish))

to make as little as possible

reducir al mínimo, minimizar
Our aim is to minimize the danger as far as possible.

to cause to seem little or unimportant

minimizar, quitar importancia
He minimized the help he had received.

(Translation of “minimum” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)