Meaning of MINIMAL in English

MINIMAL

adj.

Pronunciation: ' mi-n ə -m ə l

Function: adjective

Date: 1666

1 : relating to or being a minimum: as a : the least possible <a victory won with minimal loss of life> b : barely adequate <a minimal standard of living> c : very small or slight <a minimal interest in art>

2 often capitalized : of, relating to, or being minimal art or minimalism

– min · i · mal · ly \ -m ə -l ē \ adverb

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