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minuscule

adjective
 
 
/ˈmɪnəskjuːl/
extremely small: The cost of vaccination is minuscule compared to the cost of treating the disease.Extremely smallSmall
Translations of “minuscule”
in Chinese (Traditional) 微小的,極小的…
in Russian очень маленький…
in Turkish çok küçük, ufacık, minnacık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微小的,极小的…
in Polish mikroskopijny…
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