# Definition of 'lowest common denominator'

1. countable noun

2. countable noun

3. countable noun

In mathematics, the lowest common denominator is the smallest number that all the numbers on the bottom of a particular group of fractions can be divided into.

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## lowest common denominator

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the smallest integer or polynomial that is exactly divisible by each denominator of a set of fractions

. Abbreviation : LCD, lcd. Also called : least common denominatorCollins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

## lowest common denominator in American English

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