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Spanish translation of “small”

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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