Meaning of MINIMAL in English

MINIMAL

adjective

constituting the least possible

minimal differences of opinion

Synonyms: minimum

Related Word: littlest, lowest, slightest, smallest; basal, basic, essential, fundamental

Contrasted words: maximum, topmost, utmost; greatest, highest, largest, most

Antonyms: maximal

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