no less than


: at least
used to suggest that a number or amount is surprisingly large
No less than half the students failed the test.
She has had no less than a dozen job offers.

Examples of no less than in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An hour and half to the east of Atlanta in Athens — home to no less than 11 colleges and universities, and the spawning ground of bands such as R.E.M. and the B-52’s — there’s a new studio complex, dubbed Athena Studios. Todd Longwell, Variety, 9 May 2024 Most folks know that the state, no less than the nation, needs more housing. Jonathan Lansner, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Apr. 2024 The collection featured no less than 15 tailoring techniques, eight newly created by Galliano himself. TIME, 17 Apr. 2024 The region has no less than 24 nature reserves, including a Parque Nacional and three of Spain’s largest Parques Naturales. Paul Richardson, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Apr. 2024 Playing no less than four roles, Downey stands in for multiple ugly Americans, but the series descends into a narrative quagmire and, despite powerful moments, can’t consistently pull itself out. Brian Lowry, CNN, 14 Apr. 2024 But even if the Blackhawks do not earn another point, the Sharks would need to win no less than three of their final eight games and go to overtime in at least two others to pass Chicago. Curtis Pashelka, The Mercury News, 3 Apr. 2024 Temu took out no less than three Super Bowl ads this year. Emily Dreibelbis, PCMAG, 1 Apr. 2024 The company has increased setbacks to the project to no less than 130 feet from the nearest residence, expanded the spacing between containers to further reduce the risk of fires spreading and promised to add more fire hydrants in the area. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Mar. 2024

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“No less than.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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