Meaning of “mini” in the English Dictionary

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

"mini" in American English

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mininoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɪn·i/

short form ofminiskirt

mini-prefix

us /ˈmɪn·i/

smaller than others of the same type:

(Definition of “mini” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mini-" in Business English

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mini-prefix

uk /mɪni-/ us

smaller than the usual type:

They've released a mini-version of the software for phones.
John's gone on a two-day mini-break to Paris with his wife.
a mini-crisis
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(Definition of “mini-” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)