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lesser

Pronunciation: /ˈlesər; ˈlesə(r)/

Translation of lesser in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 [amount/talent/artist] menor to a lesser extent o degree en menor grado a lesser man than him would have given up the struggle un hombre de menos valía hubiera abandonado la lucha we lesser mortals [humorous/humorístico] los simples mortales como nosotros [humorous/humorístico] evil 2 2
    Example sentences
    • Perhaps lesser mortals in this field should wait for the hearings?
    • He showed no signs of jet lag, again something lesser mortals complain of.
    • Instead, it's how they deal with the stuff that would sink a far lesser talent.
    1.2 [Geography/Geografía] [Zoology/Zoología] (in names) menor the Lesser Antilles las Antillas menores

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