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Significado de “less” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "less" - Diccionario Inglés

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lessdeterminer, pronoun, adverb

uk   /les/ us   /les/
A2 a smaller amount (of), or to a smaller degree: We must try to spend less money. Exercise more and eat less. I eat less chocolate and fewer biscuits than I used to. Getting out of bed in summer is less difficult than in winter.
less than ...
used to say that behaviour does not have the good or attractive characteristic that is stated: I think he was less than honest with me.
less and less
If something happens less and less, it becomes gradually smaller in amount or happens less often: He's less and less able to look after himself.

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lesspreposition

uk   /les/ us   /les/

-lesssuffix

uk   / -ləs/ /-lɪs/ us   / -ləs/ /-lɪs/
(Definition of less from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "less" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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lessadjective, adverb

us   /les/
  • less adjective, adverb (SMALLER AMOUNT)

a smaller amount of something, to a smaller degree, or not as much; comparative oflittle : We’ve got to spend less money. It was less than a mile to the nearest gas station. She had less reason to complain than I. Skiing conditions this year are less than ideal (= not good). There were no less than (= as many as) a thousand people buying tickets.

lesspreposition

us   /les/
  • less preposition (SUBTRACT)

minus ; after subtracting: $30, less the discount of 15%, is $25.50.
(Definition of less from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "less" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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lesspreposition

uk   /les/ us  
after subtracting a particular number or amount: The account will pay at least base rate less 0.25% until 31 March next year.
(Definition of less from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “less”
en coreano 더 적게…
en árabe أقَلّ…
in Malaysian kurang…
en francés plus petit que, moins (de)…
en ruso меньше, меньший…
en chino (tradicionál) 更少,較小…
en italiano meno, di meno…
en turco daha da az…
en polaco mniej, mniejszy…
en español menos…
in Vietnamese kém…
en portugués menos…
in Thai น้อยกว่า…
en alemán weniger…
en catalán menys…
en japonés より少なく…
en chino (simplificado) 更少,较小…
in Indonesian tidak sebanyak…
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