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English definition of “little”


adjective     /ˈlɪtl/
SMALL A1 small in size or amount : a little bag / box / town She's so little. It costs as little as one dollar . I might have a little bit of cake .SmallExtremely small
SHORT [always before noun] B2 short in time or distance : Sit down for a little while. Let's have a little break .SmallExtremely small
NOT IMPORTANT [always before noun] B1 not important : It's only a little problem . I'm having a little trouble with my back.Of little or less importance
YOUNG [always before noun] A1 young and small : She was my little sister and I looked after her.Describing people who are young
(Definition of little adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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