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    WHAT IS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MINIMUM AND MINIMAL

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    Quote Originally Posted by dzire View Post
    WHAT IS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MINIMUM AND MINIMAL
    "Minimum" is a noun and an adjective, "minimal" is an adjective.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dzire View Post
    WHAT IS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MINIMUM AND MINIMAL
    Hello, I give you the answer,

    you can find it in the dictionnary (for example: Cambridge Dictionary Online),
    one of the two words can be an adjective or a noun and the other is only one adjective.

    Abou the meaning I think mimimun is less bigger than minimal, but it's my mind.

    Have a nice day.

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    Default Re: DIFFERENCE

    The usage is slightly different. For example, you might say, "He succeeded using minimal (not minimum) effort. Or, you might say (for example), "I think you should give a minimum of ten dollars." I think minimal is more likely to be used as an adjective than minimum. (But I could be wrong.)






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