Meaning of MINIMAL in English

MINIMAL

— minimally , adv.

/min"euh meuhl/ , adj.

1. constituting a minimum: a minimal mode of transportation.

2. barely adequate or the least possible: minimal care.

[ 1660-70; MINIM(UM) + -AL 1 ]

Syn. 2. nominal, minimum.

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