minus

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmaɪnəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmaɪnəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mīnəs)


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minus

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a minus on the [sales ledger, scoresheet, balance sheet, exam]
  2. [goes down, counts, is recorded] as a minus (on)
  3. got a [C] -minus on the test
  4. [hit, press] the minus on the [keyboard, calculator]
  5. specify if it's a plus or minus
  6. [place, put, include] a minus before the number
  7. for every plus there's a minus
  8. the pluses and minuses of
  9. make a list of the pluses and minuses
  10. is definitely a minus (in my opinion)
  11. analyze the pluses and minuses (of)
  12. is the only minus of the [plan, equipment, product]
additional examples
  1. a minus on the [sales ledger, scoresheet, balance sheet, exam]
  2. [goes down, counts, is recorded] as a minus (on)
  3. got a [C] -minus on the test
  4. [hit, press] the minus on the [keyboard, calculator]
  5. specify if it's a plus or minus
  6. [place, put, include] a minus before the number
  7. for every plus there's a minus
  8. the pluses and minuses of
  9. make a list of the pluses and minuses
  10. is definitely a minus (in my opinion)
  11. analyze the pluses and minuses (of)
  12. is the only minus of the [plan, equipment, product]
  13. a minus [amount, figure, number, quantity, sign]
  14. a minus [point, factor]
  15. a minus sign
  16. [go, get] into the minus [numbers, figures]
  17. it is minus [10] [outside, with the windchill]
  18. a [temperature, low] of minus [two] degrees
  19. [stored, kept, refrigerated] at minus [two] degrees
  20. [10] minus [two] is eight
  21. a [book, report, file] minus one page
  22. minus a few, (everybody was present)
  23. [ten] minus [five] [is, equals] [five]
  24. the [team, department] was minus a worker
  25. he was minus [a thumb, a finger, an eye]
  26. everyone minus [him, the boss, one]
  27. it took five hours, minus [lunch, the break]
  28. recorded it all, minus [five minutes, the last bit]
  29. a [book, report, file] minus one page
  30. minus a few, everybody was [present, on time, finished]
  31. minus [ten] degrees
adj
  1. a minus [amount, figure, number, quantity, sign]
  2. a minus [point, factor]
  3. a minus sign
  4. [go, get] into the minus [numbers, figures]
  5. it is minus [10] [outside, with the windchill]
  6. a [temperature, low] of minus [two] degrees
  7. [stored, kept, refrigerated] at minus [two] degrees
prep
  1. [10] minus [two] is eight
  2. a [book, report, file] minus one page
  3. minus a few, (everybody was present)
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