Definition of 'minimal'

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Example sentences containing 'minimal'

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It is fantastic that we can use this technology through our existing infrastructure with minimal cost and effort. Computing (2010)Both of this week's recipes are incredibly easy to make, and involve minimal effort for a tasty return. The Sun (2017)Numbers of strikers in surgeries are relatively small so impact will be minimal. The Sun (2016)We have a team whose resale value is minimal. The Sun (2013)Use minimal amounts of artificial sweeteners until taste can be trained to not want sweet things. Chaitow, Leon The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)The contact was minimal and the agency decided that it did not constitute a threat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Transform an interior with minimal effort by hanging some uplifting art. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not at all uninteresting but somewhat unsurprising and of minimal artistic value. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those are the things that people can put together with minimal training and minimal amounts of kit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our daughter has minimal contact with her family. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They will give you amazing eyes with minimal effort. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They were on the pitch for a minimal amount of time and they went back. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He went down theatrically to a challenge which appeared to make minimal contact. The Sun (2010)Most people can save anything from tens to hundreds of pounds with minimal effort. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What we see is happy riders getting about the city at speed with minimal environmental impact and cost. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Chemical and biological weapons will have minimal impact on us as we can fight through any biochemical strike. Oliver Poole BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Churches frequently provide employees with benefits whose value is so minimal that it would be impractical to account for it. Christianity Today (2000)The transport costs were presumably minimal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With a limited mileage insurance policy, costs are minimal and it has the enjoyment factor. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Act already allows applications for extended hours to be made at minimal cost. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In addition, some experts say that any impact has been minimal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The houses around here were mostly built in the second half of the 19th century with shallow foundations and minimal expenditure on the structure above. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Synonyms of 'minimal'

minimum, smallest, least, slightest

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Translations for 'minimal'

British English: minimal /ˈmɪnɪməl/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is minimal is very small in quantity or degree.
The co-operation between the two is minimal.
  • American English: minimal
  • Arabic: أَدْنَى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: mínimo
  • Chinese: 最小限度的
  • Croatian: minimalan
  • Czech: minimální velmi malý
  • Danish: minimal
  • Dutch: minimaal
  • European Spanish: mínimo
  • Finnish: minimaalinen
  • French: minimal
  • German: minimal
  • Greek: ελάχιστος πολύ μικρός
  • Italian: minimo
  • Japanese: 最小限の
  • Korean: 최소량의
  • Norwegian: minimal
  • Polish: minimalny
  • European Portuguese: mínimo
  • Romanian: minim
  • Russian: минимальный
  • Spanish: mínimo
  • Swedish: minimal
  • Thai: น้อยที่สุด
  • Turkish: en düşük
  • Ukrainian: мінімальний
  • Vietnamese: tối thiểu


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