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These shoes are too small for me.
Last year’s rise in unemployment was the smallest in the last five years.
I’d rather work for a smaller company.
A small number of people have complained about the noise.
Can you do me a small favor?
I noticed a few small mistakes in your essay.
Today’s meeting was a small but important step toward achieving our goals.
I’d like to help, even if it’s only in a small way.
Joan gave me a small gift for my birthday.
a small business/farm/store
a new mutual fund that is ideal for small investors
a small sigh
He’s the sort of guy who enjoys making other people look small.
We’re democrats with a small “d.”
Write small so that everything will fit on one page.
This is the American English definition of small. View British English definition of small.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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