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Fewest

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Adjective

1. fewest

(superlative of few' used with count nouns and usually preceded by the') quantifier meaning the smallest in number

Example Sentences:
'the fewest birds in recent memory'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Fewest

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noun
7.  the few
determiner
1. 
a. 
a small number of; hardly any
few men are so cruel
b. 
(as pronoun; functioning as plural)
many are called but few are chosen
2. (preceded by a)
a. 
a small number of
a few drinks
b. 
(as pronoun; functioning as plural)
a few of you
3.  a good few
4.  few and far between
5.  have a few
6.  not a few

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Fewest

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adjective
1. 
not many; a small number of
few seats were left, a few people came
pronoun
2. 
not many; a small number
many left, few stayed; a few of the men are wearing hats

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Fewest

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adj. few·er, few·est
1. Amounting to or consisting of a small number: one of my few bad habits. See Usage Note at less.
2. Being more than one but indefinitely small in number: bowled a few strings.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
1. An indefinitely small number of persons or things: A few of the books have torn jackets.
2. An exclusive or limited number: the discerning few; the fortunate few.
pron. (used with a pl. verb)
A small number of persons or things: "For many are called, but few are chosen" (Matthew 22:14).

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