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a low wall/bridge/building
people on low incomes
The bigger shops are able to keep their prices low.
Cook it for five minutes on a low heat.
Temperatures are usually around the low 30s at this time of year.
It was unlike her to be in such low spirits.
This is the British English definition of low. View American English definition of low.
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