negligible Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “negligible” in the English Dictionary

"negligible" in British English

See all translations

negligibleadjective

uk   us   /ˈneɡ.lɪ.dʒə.bl̩/
C2 too ​slight or ​small in ​amount to be of ​importance: The ​difference between the two ​products is negligible. My ​knowledge of ​German is negligible.
negligibly
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
(Definition of negligible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"negligible" in American English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of negligible?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More