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Translation of "small" - English-Spanish dictionary

small

adjective   /smɔːl/
A1 little in size or amount pequeño We teach the children in small groups. →  Opposite big , large
A1 A small child is very young. pequeño a woman with three small children
A2 not important or serious pequeño a small mistake
(Definition of small from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

small

adjective /smoːl/
little in size, degree, importance etc; not large or great pequeño She was accompanied by a small boy of about six There’s only a small amount of sugar left She cut the meat up small for the baby.
not doing something on a large scale pequeño He’s a small businessman.
little; not much poco You have small reason to be satisfied with yourself.
(of the letters of the alphabet) not capital minúsculo The teacher showed the children how to write a capital G and a small g.
small ads noun plural
advertisements in the personal columns of a newspaper pequeños anuncios, anuncios por palabras You could look in the small ads to see if anyone has a room to rent.
small arms noun plural
weapons small and light enough to be carried by a man armas portátiles They found a hoard of rifles and other small arms belonging to the rebels.
small change noun
coins of small value cambio, monedas sueltas a pocketful of small change.
small hours noun plural
the hours immediately after midnight altas horas, madrugada He woke up in the small hours.
smallpox noun
(medical ) a type of serious infectious disease in which there is a severe rash of large, pus-filled spots that usually leave scars viruela an epidemic of smallpox.
small screen noun
television, not the cinema pequeña pantalla This play is intended for the small screen.
small-time adjective
(of a thief etc) not working on a large scale de poca monta a small-time crook/thief.
feel/look small
to feel or look foolish or insignificant sentirse insignificante/pequeño He criticized her in front of her colleagues and made her feel very small.
(Definition of small from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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