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English definition of “little”

little

adverb (NOT MUCH)   /ˈlɪt̬·əl/ (comparative less  /les/, superlative least  /list/)
not much: The county has done little to improve the traffic problem. It’s a little-known fact that technically ticks are not insects. a little A little means slightly: She was a little frightened. You’re walking a little too fast for me.
(Definition of little adverb (NOT MUCH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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