as few as

Definition of as few as

  1. —used to suggest that a number or amount is surprisingly small <The procedure is recommended by as few as one out of five doctors.> <As few as half the students passed the test.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not many persons or things

  1. :  consisting of or amounting to only a small number

  1. :  a small number of units or individuals

    :  a special limited number

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