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Synonyms of few in English:


  • police are revealing few details about the victim
    not many, hardly any, scarcely any;
    a small number of, a small amount of, a small quantity of, one or two, a handful of, a sprinkling of;
    informal a couple of
    [Antonyms] many
  • adjective

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  • though the car parks are few, they are strategically placed
    scarce, scant, scanty, meagre, insufficient, negligible, in short supply;
    thin on the ground, scattered, seldom met with, few and far between, infrequent, uncommon, rare, sporadic
    [Antonyms] many, plentiful
  • pronoun

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    a few
    to a few, overcoming their fear of flying becomes a challenge
    [Antonyms] a lot
    a small number, a handful, a sprinkling, one or two, a couple, two or three;
    not many, hardly any

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    oligo- related prefix, as in oligarch, oligosaccharide
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