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adjective British English pronunciation: petty /ˈpeti/ 
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  1. 1
    [usually before noun] not important and not worth worrying about

    I'm not interested in their petty squabbles.

    Village life is full of gossip and petty jealousies.

  2. 3
    [only before noun] minor

    a petty criminal/thief/offender

    petty bureaucrats/officials

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