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 Meanings and Examples of MINIMUM
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minimum
 a.  the smallest possible quantity
Classic Sentence:
1  But she carried the child through its time with a minimum of discomfort, bore him with little distress and recovered so quickly that Mammy told her privately it was downright common--ladies should suffer more.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  All these have been abandoned, and regular travel is reduced to a minimum.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
3  He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The act lays down a minimum standard for air quality.
2  The work was done with the minimum amount of effort.
3  We are, indeed, a nation of the law, and every citizen is guaranteed certain minimum rights.
4  The weather was at its worst; bitterly cold, with leaden skies that gave minimum visibility.
5  Try to keep any conflict between you and your ex-partner to a minimum.
6  Buildings should create minimum disturbance to the environment.
7  We will require local authorities to define minimum standards of accessibility in their areas and draw up transport plans which meet them.
8  A second-class honours degree is the minimum requirement.
9  The EU should set minimum standards of employee rights.
10  Many of Britain's beaches fail to meet minimum standards of cleanliness.
11  Raising the minimum wage would ratchet up real incomes in general.
12  Employers and business groups contend that a higher minimum wage would saddle them with higher labor costs.
13  He was only five feet nine, the minimum height for a policeman.
14  Materials are all washable and none or minimum iron.
15  We shall refer to this as the minimum variance criterion.