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some, but not many
a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group
the smallest amount or degree of something that is necessary or possible
a very small number of people or things
a small number of people or things that are spread over a large area
a small number of people or things in a place
a situation in which the supply of something is not enough for the people who want it or need it
a small number of things, especially things that are not physical objects
a small number of people or things
a few things
a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits
a small light boat with enough space for one person
open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text
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Free thesaurus definition of small numbers and quantities from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.