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lowest common denominator [uncountable]

1 the biggest possible number of people, including people who are very easily influenced or are willing to accept low standards :

Television quiz shows often seem to target the lowest common denominator.

2 technicalHMN the smallest number that the bottom numbers of a group of fractions can be divided into exactly ➔ denominator

Definition of lowest common denominator from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic NUMBERS

the topic NUMBERS

add
addition
bi-
billion
calculate
constant
D
demi-
division
eight
eleven
equal(a)
equal(v)
even
factor(n)
factor(v)
fifth
fig.
figure
five
four
fourth
gross
hundred
L
M
million
multiple
-nd
negative
nine
No.
nos.
number
O
one
pi
plot
point
positive
product
-rd
root
round
score
second
set
six
square(n)
square(v)
-st
sum
take
ten
thousand
three
tri-
twenty
twice
unit
V
X
zero

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