smattering Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “smattering” in the English Dictionary

"smattering" in British English

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smatteringnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈsmæt.ər.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈsmæt̬.ɚ-/
a very ​smallamount or ​number: There's only a smattering ofpeople who ​oppose the ​proposal.
(Definition of smattering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"smattering" in American English

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smatteringnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈsmæt̬·ər·ɪŋ/
a ​slightknowledge of something, or a ​smallamount: I ​know a smattering of ​German. There was a smattering of ​boos when he was ​introduced.
(Definition of smattering from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smattering”
in Chinese (Simplified) 点滴,少量…
in Chinese (Traditional) 點滴,少量…
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