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    Dear all,

    If we described a certain place as being "minimal", can it mean "simple"??? I know the literal meaning of "minimal, though.

    Example "It's very minimal. At the same time, there's a certain sense of positive, human, luxurious qualities about it

    Thanks a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dear all,

    If we described a certain place as being "minimal", can it mean "simple"??? I know the literal meaning of "minimal, though.

    Example "It's very minimal. At the same time, there's a certain sense of positive, human, luxurious qualities about it

    Thanks a lot.
    It can mean simple but in what sense or in what areas? The term "minimal" by itself is not sufficiently descriptive to give the listener/reader an understanding of what is minimal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    It can mean simple but in what sense or in what areas? The term "minimal" by itself is not sufficiently descriptive to give the listener/reader an understanding of what is minimal.

    "minimlistic design"

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    it's "simple" then!

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    *not a teacher

    You can use "minimalist", pertaining to minimalism

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    Quote Originally Posted by montfan View Post
    *not a teacher

    You can use "minimalist", pertaining to minimalism
    I don't wanna use anything! I need to translate the word "minimal"
    Last edited by maiabulela; 21-Mar-2011 at 17:57.

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