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much less

conjunction

Definition of much less

  1. :  not to mention —used especially in negative contexts to add to one item another denoting something less likely <had trouble paying for a car, much less a high-definition TV>



Examples of much less

  1. <after spraining his ankle, the gymnast hadn't been expected to appear in today's event, much less win it>



1615

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1615


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