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British English: /liːst/
American English: /list/

Translation of least in German:


  • 1 (smallest)
    kleinst …
    (in quantity) wenigst …
    (in status) geringst …
    be least in size
    am kleinsten sein
    every least indication
    jedes noch so geringe Anzeichen
    I haven't the least idea
    ich habe nicht die geringste Ahnung
    not the least bit hungry
    kein bisschen hungrig
    that's the least of our problems
    das ist unser geringstes Problem
    common denominator, → common multiple, → last1 1, → resistance 1
  • 2 (Botany, Zoology)


  • Geringste Neutr.
    the least I can do
    das Mindeste, was ich tun kann
    the least he could do would be to apologize
    er könnte sich wenigstens entschuldigen
    pay the least
    den niedrigsten Preis zahlen
    to say the least [of it]
    gelinde gesagt
    least said, soonest mended [proverb]
    vieles Reden macht die Sache nur schlimmer
    at least
    (if nothing more; anyway) wenigstens
    at the [very] least not [in] the least


  • am wenigsten
    not least because …
    nicht zuletzt deshalb, weil …
    least of all
    am allerwenigsten
    the least likely answer
    die unwahrscheinlichste Lösung

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