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few



Pronunciation: (fyOO), [key]
adj., -er, -est,
n., pron.


adj.
1. not many but more than one: Few artists live luxuriously.
2. few and far between, at widely separated intervals; infrequent: In Nevada the towns are few and far between.

n.
1. (used with a pl. v.) a small number or amount: Send me a few.
2. quite a few, a fairly large number; many: There were quite a few interesting things to do.
3. the few,a special, limited number; the minority: That music appeals to the few.

pron.
(used with a pl. v.) a small number of persons or things: A dozen people volunteered, but few have shown up.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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