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infimum

Line breaks: in|fi¦mum
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfʌɪməm/

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Definition of infimum in English:

noun

Mathematics
The largest quantity that is less than or equal to each of a given set or subset of quantities. The opposite of supremum.

Origin

1940s: from Latin, literally 'lowest part', neuter (used as a noun) of infimus 'lowest'.

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