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English adjective: minimum

1. minimum the least possible

SamplesNeeded to enforce minimal standards.
Her grades were minimal.
Minimum wage.
A minimal charge for the service.


Similarborderline, marginal, negligible, nominal, stripped, stripped-down, token, tokenish

Antonymsmaximal, maximum

English noun: minimum

1. minimum (quantity) the smallest possible quantity

Synonymslower limit

Broader (hypernym)extremum, peak, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Narrower (hyponym)skeleton

Antonymsmaximum, upper limit

2. minimum (location) the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

Broader (hypernym)limit


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