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English definition of “minimum”

minimum

adjective     /ˈmɪnɪməm/ (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. → Compare maximum adjective
(Definition of minimum adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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