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English definition of “less”

less

quantifier
 
 
/les/
A2 a smaller amount: She gets about $50 a week or less. I was driving at less than 20 miles per hour. Tuberculosis is less of a threat these days. I prefer my coffee with a little less sugar.Small in number and quantity
(Definition of less quantifier from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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