Significado de “minimum” - en el Diccionario Inglés

minimum en inglés británico

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minimumnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məm/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.məm/ plural minimums or specialized minima written abbreviation min.

B1 the smallest amount or number allowed or possible:

Wage increases are being kept to a minimum because of the recession.
Let's hope we can get the job done with a minimum of interference.
We need a minimum of ten people to play this game.
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  • Traffic diversions will be kept to a minimum throughout the festival.
  • If your bank account balance falls below the minimum, you'll get a $5 service charge.
  • She eats only the bare minimum to stay alive.
  • You need a minimum of three players for this game.
  • To open an account, you have to deposit a minimum of $500.

minimumadjective

uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məm/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.məm/ written abbreviation min.

minimumadverb

uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məm/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.məm/ written abbreviation min.

(Definición de minimum del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

minimum en inglés americano

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minimumadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmɪn·ə·məm/

being the smallest amount or number allowed or possible:

Her lawyer asked the judge to give her the minimum sentence.

(Definición de minimum del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

minimum en inglés de negocios

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minimumnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˈmɪnɪməm/ us written abbreviation min.

the smallest amount or number allowed or possible:

keep sth to a minimum Wage increases are being kept to a minimum because of the recession.
with the minimum of sth They installed the new computer system with the minimum of fuss, so there was no disruption at all to our work.
Staff earn a minimum of $15 an hour.
He only does the bare minimum of work and shows no enthusiasm at all.
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minimumadjective

uk /ˈmɪnɪməm/ us written abbreviation min.

used for describing something that is the smallest allowed or possible:

You will pay a lot of interest on a credit card if you only pay off the minimum amount each month.
A degree is the minimum qualification for a highly-skilled worker's visa.

minimumadverb

uk /ˈmɪnɪməm/ us written abbreviation min.

informal not less than a particular number or amount:

You have to work here for six months minimum before you qualify for a bonus.

(Definición de minimum del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)