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English

Pronunciation

Preposition

minus

  1. (mathematics) less; reduced by subtraction
    seven minus two is five
  2. (informal) without.
    I walked out minus my coat.

Synonyms

Translations

informal: without

See without

Adjective

minus (not comparable)

Positive
minus

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (mathematics) Negative.
    a minus number
  2. On the negative part of a scale.
    minus seven degrees
  3. Ranking just below a designated rating.
    He got a grade of B minus for his essay.

Synonyms

  • (negative): negative
  • (on the negative part of a scale): below zero (after the noun)

Translations

Noun

Singular
minus

Plural
es

minus (es)
  1. (mathematics) A minus sign ().
  2. (mathematics) A negative quantity.
  3. A defect or deficiency.

Synonyms

Antonyms

Translations

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See also


Crimean Tatar

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:la derivations]] minus - less.

Noun

minus

  1. minus.

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Swedish

Verb

minus

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) minus
    Tre minus två är ett - three minus two is one

Noun

minus

  1. minus sign, minus

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