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few

few

 
 
pronunciation:
fyu
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, pronoun
phrases:
few and far between, quite a few
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: fewer, fewest
definition: only a small number of.
Few people become millionaires.There are a few seats left.
antonyms:
countless, many, numerous
phrase: few and far between
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a very small number (used with a plural verb).
A few of the pencils fell to the floor.
antonyms:
many
phrase: quite a few
 
part of speech: pronoun
definition: a small number of people or things (used with a plural verb).
Few understand his poetry.
antonyms:
many
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