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The trick is to have the most minuscule amount. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many providers are paying minuscule amounts of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The military budget is minuscule compared with some other government spending. The Sun (2010)By the minuscule numbers who make it to the top? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only a minuscule amount of the salt is actually absorbed into your body, the owners say. The Sun (2013)That seems a minuscule figure to me - can it be right? Times, Sunday Times (2014)While the absolute amounts may seem minuscule, they still clear the bar for an economically viable mine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The predominant building height is between one and three storeys with higher residential flats accounting for only a minuscule proportion of the dwelling stock. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)This August the number of Americans genuinely undecided is minuscule compared with previous years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their problems are minuscule compared with United's. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A minuscule amount of that. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yes, it is traumatic for those involved, but the numbers are minuscule in relation to the number of homeowners. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When our efforts seem minuscule compared to the enormity of the world's problems, we can end up feeling small and insignificant or bitter and angry. Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. minuscule is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: minuscule ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as minuscule, you mean that it is very small.
The film was shot in 17 days, a minuscule amount of time.
Definition of minuscule from the Collins English Dictionary
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