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little

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈlɪt(ə)l], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- small in size, amount, or degree (often used to convey an appealing diminutiveness or express an affectionate or condescending attitude)
(e.g: the plants will grow into little bushes)


Phrases:
- in little
- little by little
- little or nothing
- make little of
- no little
- not a little
- quite a little
- quite the little —

Origin:
Old English lȳtel, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch luttel, German dialect lützel


[ˈlɪt(ə)l], (Determiner)

Definitions:
- a small amount of
(e.g: we got a little help from a training scheme)

- used to emphasize how small an amount is
(e.g: I have little doubt of their identity)


Phrases:
- in little
- little by little
- little or nothing
- make little of
- no little
- not a little
- quite a little
- quite the little —

Origin:


[ˈlɪt(ə)l], (Pronoun)

Definitions:
- a small amount of
(e.g: we got a little help from a training scheme)

- used to emphasize how small an amount is
(e.g: I have little doubt of their identity)


Phrases:
- in little
- little by little
- little or nothing
- make little of
- no little
- not a little
- quite a little
- quite the little —

Origin:


[ˈlɪt(ə)l], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- to a small extent
(e.g: he reminded me a little of my parents)

- only to a small extent; not much or often (used for emphasis)
(e.g: he was little known in this country)


Phrases:
- in little
- little by little
- little or nothing
- make little of
- no little
- not a little
- quite a little
- quite the little —

Origin:







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