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minimum

  

      n   pl   , -mums, -ma  
1    the least possible amount, degree, or quantity  
2    the least amount recorded, allowed, or reached  
the minimum in our temperature record this month was 50°     
3    modifier   being the least possible, recorded, allowed, etc.  
minimum age     
4      (Maths)   a value of a function that is less than any neighbouring value  
      adj  
5    of or relating to a minimum or minimums  
     (C17: from Latin: smallest thing, from minimus least)  


maximum-minimum thermometer  
      n   a thermometer that records the highest and lowest temperatures since it was last set  
minimum lending rate  
      n   (in Britain) the minimum rate at which the Bank of England would lend to discount houses between 1971 and 1981, after which it was replaced by the less formal base rate,   (Abbrev.)    MLR  
minimum wage  
      n   the lowest wage that an employer is permitted to pay by law or union contract  
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hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
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government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.

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