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minimum

min·i·mum

minimum

 
 
pronunciation:
mI n mm
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: minima, minimums
definition 1: the smallest or least possible amount, degree, or number.
There is an age minimum for this movie.
 
antonyms:
maximum
similar words:
least, limit, lowest, margin, smallest
definition 2: the smallest or lowest amount or degree reached.
The temperature dropped to a minimum of ten degrees last month.
antonyms:
maximum
similar words:
least, limit, lowest, margin, smallest
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: the smallest or least in amount, number, or degree.
We had to pay the minimum parking fee.
antonyms:
maximum
similar words:
least, limited, lowest, smallest
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