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"negligible" in British English

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negligibleadjective

uk   us   /ˈneɡ.lɪ.dʒə.bl̩/
(Definition of negligible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"negligible" in American English

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negligibleadjective

 us   /ˈneɡ·lɪ·dʒə·bəl/
too ​slight or ​small in ​amount to be ​important: The ​effect on ​sales was negligible.
(Definition of negligible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"negligible" in Business English

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negligibleadjective

uk   us   /ˈneɡlɪdʒəbl/
too ​small in ​amount or degree to be of ​importance: The ​interest received from these ​accounts is negligible.negligible effect/impact The ​rise in the ​minimumwage will have a negligible ​effect on ​jobs.negligible growth/improvement The ​economy had begun to crawl out of four ​years of negligible ​growth.
(Definition of negligible from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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