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(in) the least - definition and synonyms


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or (in) the least bit

  1. used for emphasizing a negative statement or question

    I’m not the least surprised that she’s leaving.

    I’m not teaching anything the least bit challenging any more, and that is sad.

    Weren’t you concerned in the least about where your son was?

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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