Meaning of FEW in English
adj. 1 hardly or scarcely any, not many, insufficient; infrequent, occasional Few people came to my party He is a man of few words.
n. 2 handful, some, scattering I invited a lot of people, but only a few came
pron. 3 (only) one or two, not many Many apply but few are chosen
Oxford thesaurus English vocab. Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус. 2012