Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) a small amount or quantity of sth
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Something which is minimal is the least amount possible. The adjective' minimal' means the minimum amount of something. "A minimal dose of medicine" for example. In art, architecture or design 'minimal' refers to something simplistic without decoration or unnecessary parts.
Social Examples (Basic)
The student failed his exam becausehe had put in minimal effort.
Theamount of preparationdone for the partywasminimal.
Surprisingly, the news reporthad a minimal impacton the Politician's campaign.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Our system will help you achieve results with minimaleffort and resources.
Customers prefer minimal design features that are functional rather than decorative.
We don't have much time before this meeting so our preparation will beminimal.
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