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"lesser" in British English

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lesseradjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈles.ər/ us   /ˈles.ɚ/
(Definition of lesser from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lesseradjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈles·ər/
not as great in size, amount, or importance as something else: Texas and, to a lesser degree, Oklahoma will be affected by the drought.
(Definition of lesser from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lesser”
in Chinese (Simplified) 较小的,较少的, 次要的…
in Turkish daha az, daha küçük…
in Russian меньший…
in Chinese (Traditional) 較小的,較少的, 次要的…
in Polish mniejszy, pomniejszy, mniej ważny…
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