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matters of lesser importance
He was flanked by two officers of lesser rank.
She was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter.
A lesser man wouldn't have admitted he was wrong.
He's convinced the voters that he is the lesser of two evils.
She was encouraged by her mother and, to a lesser extent, her father.
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Definition of lesser from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.