minimumnoun [C usually singular]uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məm/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.məm/ (plural minimums or specialized minima ) (written abbreviation min.)
- Traffic diversions will be kept to a minimum throughout the festival.
- If your bank account balance falls below the minimum, you'll get a $5 service charge.
- She eats only the bare minimum to stay alive.
- You need a minimum of three players for this game.
- To open an account, you have to deposit a minimum of $500.