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"trivial" in British English

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trivialadjective

uk   us   /ˈtrɪv.i.əl/
B2 having little ​value or ​importance: I don't ​know why he gets so ​upset about something so trivial. Sexual ​harassment in the ​workplace is not a trivial matter. A trivial ​problem is ​easy to ​solve: Getting ​computers to ​understandhumanlanguage is not a trivial ​problem.

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(Definition of trivial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trivial" in American English

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trivialadjective

 us   /ˈtrɪv·i·əl/
having little ​value or ​importance: The ​storyspends too much ​time on trivial ​matters.
(Definition of trivial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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