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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 ​smalleramount (of), or to a ​smallerdegree: 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 ​attractivecharacteristic that is ​stated: I ​think he was less than ​honest with me.
less and less
If something ​happens less and less, it ​becomesgraduallysmaller 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 ​smalleramount of something, to a ​smallerdegree, or not as much; comparative oflittle : We’ve got to ​spend less ​money. It was less than a ​mile to the nearest ​gasstation. 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 ​peoplebuyingtickets.

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   us   /les/
after ​subtracting a particular ​number or ​amount: The ​account will ​pay at least ​baserate 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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