minimum minimum  /ˈmɪ nə məm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the smallest possible quantity
  2. (n) the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right
  3. (adj) the least possible

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Usage(s):

  1. On July 24, the minimum wage will increase from $6.
  2. The federal minimum wage has been stuck at $5.
  3. But tighter enforcement of the minimum drinking age of 21 is not the solution.

News

  1. Minimum-wage hike weighed

    BOSTON - Advocates for a higher Massachusetts minimum wage packed a Statehouse hearing Tuesday, saying an increase is a matter of fairness and would boost the economy.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. Mass. lawmakers weigh minimum-wage increase

    Advocates for a higher Massachusetts minimum wage packed a Statehouse hearing Tuesday, saying an increase is a matter of fairness and would boost the economy. But representatives of business groups argued ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Mass. lawmakers weigh hike in minimum wage

    Advocates for a higher minimum wage in Massachusetts packed a Statehouse hearing, saying increasing the wage is a matter of fairness and economic justice. But representatives of business groups argued ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Urging lawmakers to "keep politics at a minimum," Obama added, "There are some legitimate philosophical differences with parts of my plan that the Republicans have, and I respect that. In some cases, they may just not be as familiar with...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: The State

  2. On Sunday, after meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Mr. Abbas told reporters: "We do not want the Americans to negotiate on our behalf. All that we want from them is to stand by (our) legitimacy ...... and have a minimum of neutrality."
    on May 18, 2008 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "I'd tell you what I would have done. My intention would be to go out and find out who wants to win a championship, a proven player at the end of his career, wants to be on a championship team and would take the minimum," said Knicks president...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Donnie Walsh Source: The Canadian Press

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