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"minimal" in British English

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minimaladjective

uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məl/  us   /ˈmɪn.ə.məl/
(Definition of minimal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"minimal" in American English

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minimaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈmɪn·ə·məl/
as small as possible: Fortunately, damage to the heart was minimal.
(Definition of minimal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"minimal" in Business English

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minimaladjective

uk   us   /ˈmɪnɪməl/
very small in amount: The chances of losing money are minimal. The service will be provided for free, or at minimal cost.
(Definition of minimal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “minimal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极小的, 极少的…
in Turkish asgari düzeyde, çok az miktarda, düşük seviyede…
in Russian минимальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極小的, 極少的…
in Polish minimalny, nieznaczny…
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“minimal” in British English

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