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minus

preposition uk   /ˈmaɪ.nəs/ us  
A2 reduced by a stated number: What is 57 minus 39? That will be $1,500, minus the deposit of $150 that you already paid. informal without, or lacking: We're minus a chair for Elsa - could you get one from the other room?
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minus

noun [C] uk   /ˈmaɪ.nəs/ ( plural minuses) us  

minus noun [C] (DISADVANTAGE)

a disadvantage or a bad feature: Having to travel such a long way to work is a definite minus.

minus noun [C] (SUBTRACTION)

( also minus sign) the (-) sign, written between two numbers to show that the second number should be taken away from the first, or in front of one number to show that it has a value of less than 0

minus

adjective uk   /ˈmaɪ.nəs/ us  

minus adjective (SUBTRACTION)

[before noun] A minus number or amount is less than zero.
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[before noun] used to show that temperatures are less than zero: Temperatures could fall to minus eight tonight. [after noun] used after a mark given to written work to mean that it is of a slightly lower standard than that mark: I got A minus for my English homework.

minus adjective (DISADVANTAGE)

[before noun] used to describe a disadvantage or bad point: One of the minus points of working at home is not having social contact with colleagues.
Traducciones de “minus”
en coreano 빼기, -없이…
en árabe ناقِص, بِدون…
en francés moins…
en turco eksi, ...sız/siz…
en italiano meno, senza…
en chino (tradicionál) 減(去), 沒有,缺少…
en ruso минус, без…
en polaco minus, bez…
en español menos…
en portugués menos, sem…
en alemán minus…
en catalán menys, sense…
en japonés (数字)を引いた, ~なしで…
en chino (simplificado) 减(去), 没有,缺少…
(Definition of minus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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