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least

Pronunciation: /liːst/

Translation of least in French:

det

  • the least le moins de (in negative constructions) le or la moindre they have the least money ce sont eux qui ont le moins d'argent I haven't the least idea je n'en ai pas la moindre idée

pron

  • the least le moins we have the least c'est nous qui en avons le moins it was the least I could do! c'est la moindre des choses!

adv

  • 1 (with adjective or noun) the least le/la moins (with plural noun) les moins the least wealthy families les familles les moins riches
  • 2 (with verbs) le moins (inv) I like that one (the) least c'est celui-là que j'aime le moins nobody liked it, least of all John personne ne l'aimait, John encore moins que les autres

phr (at least)

  • (at the minimum) au moins she's at least 40 elle a au moins 40 ans they could at least have phoned! ils auraient au moins pu téléphoner! he's gone to bed—at least I think so il est allé se coucher—du moins, je pense

phr (in the least)

Idioms

last but not least

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