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mod·i·cum

 (mŏd′ĭ-kəm)
n.
A small amount of something: "England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists" (Ian Jack).

[Middle English, from Latin, from neuter of modicus, moderate, from modus, measure; see med- in Indo-European roots.]
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modicum

(ˈmɒdɪkəm)
n
a small amount or portion
[C15: from Latin: a little way, from modicus moderate]
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mod•i•cum

(ˈmɒd ɪ kəm)

n.
a moderate or small amount.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin, n. use of neuter of modicus moderate]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.modicum - a small or moderate or token amountmodicum - a small or moderate or token amount; "England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists"- Ian Jack
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
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modicum

noun little, bit, drop, touch, inch, scrap, dash, grain, particle, fragment, atom, pinch, ounce, shred, small amount, crumb, tinge, mite, tad (informal, chiefly U.S.), speck, iota I like to think I've had a modicum of success.
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modicum

noun
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Translations
قَليل
trocha
smule
kis mennyiség
ögn; lítilræîi; lágmark
mazumiņš
azıcıkküçük miktar

modicum

[ˈmɒdɪkəm] N a modicum ofun mínimo de
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modicum

[ˈmɒdɪkəm] n
a modicum of → un minimum de
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modicum

n a modicum (of)ein wenig, ein bisschen; with a modicum of luckmit ein wenig or mit einem Quäntchen Glück; a modicum of hope/intelligenceein Funke m(von) Hoffnung/Intelligenz; a modicum of truthein Körnchen ntWahrheit
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modicum

[ˈmɒdɪkəm] n a modicum ofun minimo di
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

modicum

(ˈmodikəm) noun
a small quantity.
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References in classic literature ?
And others are proud of their modicum of righteousness, and for the sake of it do violence to all things: so that the world is drowned in their unrighteousness.
Had the modicum been less, I should have known my duty.
Her modicum of strength had been exhausted, and she was unable even to move from her position.