# minus in Maths topic

minusminus3 adjective π π 1 [only before noun] British English used to talk about a disadvantage of a thing or situation opp plus π βAny minus points?β βWell, the engine is rather noisy.β π On the minus side, there is no free back-up service if things go wrong.2 less than zero β used especially when talking about temperatures π At night temperatures sometimes fall to minus 30Β°. π a minus quantity3 β A minus/B minus etc

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minusβ’ The temperature dropped to almost minus 40.β’ a trade deficit of minus Β£4bnminus pointsβ’ Self-assessment First sit down and make a list of your plus and minus points.β’ All colours have their plus and minus points and there are times when a particular colour is best.
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