Definition of minimum adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

        

    minimum

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈmɪnəməm//
     
    [usually before noun](abbreviation min.)
     
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  1.  the smallest that is possible or allowed; extremely small a minimum charge/price the minimum age for retirement What are your minimum requirements for the job? The work was done with the minimum amount of effort. opposite maximum
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  3. You'll need $500 minimum for your vacation expenses.
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