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small-scale

small–scale

adjective \-ˈskāl\

: involving few people or things

: covering or involving a small area

Full Definition of SMALL-SCALE

1
:  small in scope; especially :  small in output or operation
2
of a map :  having a scale (as one inch to 25 miles) that permits plotting of comparatively little detail and shows mainly large features

First Known Use of SMALL-SCALE

1852

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