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1 [only before noun] British English used to talk about a disadvantage of a thing or situation [≠ plus]:

On the minus side, there is no free back-up service if things go wrong.

2 less than zero - used especially when talking about temperatures :

At night temperatures sometimes fall to minus 30°.

a minus quantity

3## A minus/B minus etc

SE a mark used in a system of judging students' work. An 'A minus' is slightly lower than a 'A', but higher than a 'B'. [≠ plus]

Definition of minus from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
X

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