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Know that each acre of fallow ought to support yearly two sheep at the least, then a hundred acres of fallow can support two hundred sheep, two hundred acres, four hundred sheep and so on.
Robert Grosseteste

Meaning of "at the least" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AT THE LEAST

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WHAT DOES AT THE LEAST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of at the least in the English dictionary

The definition of at the least in the dictionary is at the minimum.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AT THE LEAST

at the cost of
at the double
at the drop of a hat
at the earliest
at the end of one´s tether
at the end of the day
at the expense of
at the fiddle
at the last gasp
at the latest
at the mercy of
at the outside
at the press
at the ready
at the request of
at the same time
at the sharp end
at the top of one´s lungs
at the top of the tree
at the wheel

WORDS THAT END LIKE AT THE LEAST

abreast
at least
beast
breast
chicken breast
east
feast
in the least
last but not least
least
Mideast
moveable feast
northeast
southeast
the east
the least
the northeast
the Southeast
to say the least
yeast

Synonyms and antonyms of at the least in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «at the least» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AT THE LEAST

Find out the translation of at the least to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of at the least from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «at the least» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在至少
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

por lo menos
570 millions of speakers

English

at the least
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कम से कम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على الأقل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

по меньшей мере
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pelo menos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অবশেষে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

au moins
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sekurang-kurangnya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zumindest
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

少なくとも
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

적어도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Paling ora
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ít nhất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறைந்தபட்சம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कमीतकमी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

en azından
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per lo meno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

conajmniej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

щонайменше
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cel puțin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τουλάχιστον,
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ten minste
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

åtminstone
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i det minste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of at the least

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AT THE LEAST»

The term «at the least» is very widely used and occupies the 325 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AT THE LEAST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about at the least

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8 QUOTES WITH «AT THE LEAST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word at the least.
1
Bashar al-Assad
It is even more so when it comes to Iraq, which is a large Arab country with scientific, material, and human resources and is able to accomplish, at the least, what Lebanon accomplished, and more.
2
Anna Julia Cooper
Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
3
Robert Grosseteste
The wool of a thousand sheep in good pasture at the least ought to yield fifty marks a year, the wool of two thousand one hundred marks, and so forth, counting by thousands.
4
Robert Grosseteste
Know that each acre of fallow ought to support yearly two sheep at the least, then a hundred acres of fallow can support two hundred sheep, two hundred acres, four hundred sheep and so on.
5
Karl Marlantes
And I think that it's - the military has actually made improvements, so people are considering post-traumatic stress disorder as, at the least, a possible psychological problem. You know, when I was in Vietnam, it was just considered malingering. And we're making progress.
6
Cynthia Ozick
Novelists go about the strenuous business of marrying and burying their people, or else they send them to sea, or to Africa, or at the least, out of town. Essayists in their stillness ponder love and death.
7
Amber Stevens
I try to work out at the least 3 days a week, and I aim for 4 to 5 days a week. I try to eat healthy, but I'm not going to say I'm best the best at that. I won't allow myself to buy junk food, but if it's somewhere and it's free, I'll eat it.
8
Mark Waters
If you look at the least effective of the 'Twilight' movies, it was when they brought in an action-movie director instead of a director who was really a good storyteller. And you can tell the difference.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AT THE LEAST»

Discover the use of at the least in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to at the least and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Statutes at Large: From the ... Year of the Reign of ... ...
... and that she was fairly and openly purchased by a Britijh Subject or Subjects, and, being the sole and entire Property of such Brifijl Subject or Subjects, that Ihe hath been so much repaired that two-thirds of her at the least are of Britijh Built.
2
The statutes at large, of England and of Great Britain: from ...
... or Enlargement thereof, (hall be built and remain, at the Foundation thereof, of the Thickness of Two Bricks in Length, or One Foot Five Inches and a Half at the least, and (hall from thence regularly and gradually diminish on each Side of the  ...
Great Britain, Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, John Raithby, 1811
3
The practical builder's price-book
5| in. at the least, and shall from thence gradually diminish 2 bricks or on each side of the wall 2§ inches to the top of the footing, except where any 1 ft. 5i in. immediate adjoining building will not admit of such footing, in which case such footing ...
Richard Elsam, 1825
4
Statutes at Large ...: (43 v.) ... From Magna charta to 1800
... the said Company by virtue of this Act ; and it shall not be lawful to or for any Person or Persons, not entitled respectively to Five Shares at the least in the said Undertaking, to have any Vote or Votes at any such Meeting ; and every Question , ...
Great Britain, 1797
5
A topographical account of the isle of Axholme
bank to the end of a certain drain called Mecr drain (also delineated or described in the same map or plan), shall be six feet wide at the least at the bottom, and from the same Mcer drain to the south-west corner of Crowle common, in ihe parish ...
William R. Peck, 1815
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The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and ...
... Malt-house which shall contain more than one Steep or Cistern for the steeping or wetting of Corn ; or the growing, working, or drying Floor or Floors in which ( hall not contain Two thousand six hundred Square Feet in the Whole at the least  ...
Great Britain, Sir George Kettilby Rickards, 1808
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The Statutes at Large: From Magna Charta to ... 1869 ...
And cloths called the monks cloths xii yards in length at the least and v quarters in breadth. And cloths called canon cloths of the one affise v yards itt length and vii. quarters in breadth. And of the other affise vi yards in length and ii yards in ...
Great Britain, 1762
8
The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise Progress and Present ...
... not being his own property, unless such tenement consisted of a separate and distinct dwelling-house or building, or of land, or of both, bond fide rented by such person, in such parish or township, for the sum of lOl. a year at the least, for the ...
Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, 1835
9
The Lancet London: A Journal of British and Foreign ...
This instinct is also expressed by the cries of young animals when frightened ; by the manner in which other species fly at the least noise, at the least disturbance in the surrounding atmosphere. It is evident that they are not made to calculate ...
10
Native American Song at the Frontiers of Early Modern Music
At the least, it undermines the plausibility of a European musical past innocent of colonialism, recognizing this as a strategic amnesia. It also forces the question of the interestedness of academic musicology in repeating this forgetfulness.
Olivia A. Bloechl, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AT THE LEAST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term at the least is used in the context of the following news items.
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Move the fans back and slow the cars down after another Daytona …
At the least, those are two things that should happen immediately at NASCAR's two fastest tracks –Daytona and Talladega. They are the most ... «Charlotte Observer, Jul 15»
2
Jon Parkin's Cardiff City revelations: Chopra and Bothroyd got away …
Under current manager Russell Slade, the Bluebirds should at the least should reach the Championship play-offs next season. Related: The ... «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
3
Ask Amy: Mom of three wants to put a ring on it
At the least, you should start thinking of this person as your partner. DEAR AMY: Responding to “K's” frustration over people on their phones ... «Fresno Bee, Jul 15»
4
Lakers Impress With Moves, Fill Out Roster
At the least, Hibbert's addition promises to improve the Lakers' defense under the basket and rebounding on the defensive glass--two areas LA ... «NBC Southern California, Jul 15»
5
NDP momentum puts Mulcair in rivals' crosshairs
At the least, Mr. Mulcair's opponents will try to poke holes in his smiley new demeanour by drawing attention to his previous reputation for being ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
6
theEMPLOYEEapp: A push content app that is underwhelming
At the least, give users an opportunity to turn the clip art off. When you get past the distracting clip art, the home screen (at least in my demo ... «TechRepublic, Jul 15»
7
BCP Women's League call to women
Batswana women, Equity will and shall remain an elusive dream if we do not take up this challenge now to ensure that we at the least realize ... «Mmegi Online, Jul 15»
8
Greek debt crisis: country faces insolvency, says Germany– live
Newspapers opposed to the EU or, at the least, to the euro, barely conceal their delight at the possible unravelling of the eurozone. Full story ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
9
First half tax revenues fall below annual target
“There's a very limited time to achieve the full target, but at the least, people's purchasing power has to be maintained, as tax from trade ... «Jakarta Post, Jul 15»
10
Opinion: The sharing economy exposes need for coherent approach …
At the least, we would probably have asked for either some ... The larger tour operators would have expected at the least some depth markings ... «Travel Weekly UK, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. At the least [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/at-the-least>. May 2020 ».
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