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English definition of “minimum”

minimum

adjective     /ˈmɪn.ɪ.məm/ (written abbreviation min.)
B1 describes something that is the smallest or least allowed or possible : This certificate is the minimum qualification required to teach English in most language schools . 18 is the minimum age for entering most nightclubs .Maximum and minimum
(Definition of minimum adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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