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min·i·mal

 (mĭn′ə-məl)
adj.
1.
a. Smallest in amount or degree: The job's minimal qualifications are a BS with two years' experience in the field.
b. Small in amount or degree: a drug with minimal side effects; was able to walk with minimal discomfort.
c. Only barely adequate: insurance policies with minimal coverage for damage to the car.
2. often Minimal Of, relating to, or being minimalism.

min′i·mal′i·ty (-măl′ĭ-tē) n.
min′i·mal·ly adv.

minimal

(ˈmɪnɪməl)
adj
of the least possible; minimum or smallest
ˈminimally adv

min•i•mal

(ˈmɪn ə məl)

adj.
1. constituting a minimum: a minimal weight loss of two pounds a week.
2. of or pertaining to minimalism or minimal art.
[1660–70]
min′i•mal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.minimal - the least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"
maximal, maximum - the greatest or most complete or best possible; "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure"

minimal

adjective minimum, smallest, least, slightest, token, nominal, negligible, least possible, littlest effective defence with minimal expenditure

minimal

adjective
Comprising the least possible:
Translations
أَدْنَىأدْنى حَد
minimální
minimalminimal-
minimaalinen
minimalan
minnstur, lágmarks-
最小限の
최소량의
neznaten
minimalminimalistisk
น้อยที่สุด
asgarî düzeydeçok azen düşük
tối thiểu

minimal

[ˈmɪnɪml] ADJmínimo

minimal

[ˈmɪnɪməl] adjminime
The co-operation between the two is minimal → La coopération entre les deux est minime.

minimal

adjminimal; at minimal costzu minimalen Kosten; with minimal effortmit minimalem Aufwand

minimal

[ˈmɪnɪməl] adjminimo/a

minimum

(ˈminiməm) adjective
smallest or lowest (possible, obtained, recorded etc). the minimum temperature last night.
nounplurals ˈminimums, ~ˈminima (-mə)
the smallest possible number, quantity etc or the lowest level. Tickets will cost a minimum of $20.
ˈminimal adjective
very small indeed. minimal expense.
ˈminimize, ˈminimise verb
1. to make as little as possible. to minimize the danger.
2. to cause to seem little or unimportant. He minimized the help he had received.

minimal

أَدْنَى minimální minimal minimal ελάχιστος mínimo minimaalinen minimal minimalan minimo 最小限の 최소량의 minimaal minimal minimalny mínimo минимальный minimal น้อยที่สุด en düşük tối thiểu 最小限度的

minimal

a. comp. mínimo-a, más pequeño-a.

minimal

adj mínimo
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