Meaning of “lesser” in the English Dictionary

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"lesser" in British English

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(Definition of “lesser” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lesser" in American English

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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)