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Dictionary definition for: Less

1. (r) used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting" "less expensive" "less quickly"

2. (s) (usually preceded by "no'') lower in quality; "no less than perfect"

3. (r) comparative of little; "she walks less than she should" "he works less these days"

4. (s) (usually preceded by "no'') lower in esteem; "no less a person than the king himself"

5. (s) (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer; "less than three weeks" "no less than 50 people attended" "in 25 words or less"

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