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  • 1Small matter of programming — (SMOP) was among the games described in an article written pseudonymously [ Citation | last = Shedley | first = Ethan I. | title = Big System Games | magazine = Datamation | volume = 17 | issue = 7 | pages = 22 25 | publisher = Technical… …

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  • 2small matter — unimportant issue, something small and trivial …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3(the) small matter of something — the little/small/matter of something humorous phrase used for referring to something important that someone has forgotten or not done yet There’s still the small matter of my bonus to discuss. Thesaurus: important thing or details …

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  • 4Matter — Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Matter in bar — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 6Matter of fact — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 7Matter of record — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 8small — small, little, diminutive, petite, wee, tiny, teeny, weeny, minute, microscopic, miniature can all mean conspicuously below the average in magnitude, especially physical magnitude. Small (opposed to large) and little (opposed to big, great) are… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9small — [smɔːl ǁ smɒːl] adjective 1. not large in size or amount: • Boeing doesn t make a small, 100 seat plane. • The recent fare increases are small. • For a small fee, we can sell your shares for you. 2. unimportant or easy to deal with: • The company …

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  • 10matter — mat|ter1 W1S1 [ˈmætə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(SUBJECT/SITUATION)¦ 2 matters 3¦(MATERIAL)¦ 4 as a matter of fact 5 what s the matter?/something s the matter/nothing s the matter etc 6.) the truth/fact of the matter is (that) 7 for that matter 8 be… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11small — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 not large or big. 2 slender; thin. 3 not great in importance, amount, number, strength, or power. 4 not much; trifling (a small token; paid small attention). 5 insignificant; unimportant (a small matter; from small… …

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  • 12matter */*/*/ — I UK [ˈmætə(r)] / US [ˈmætər] noun Word forms matter : singular matter plural matters 1) [countable] something that you are discussing, considering, or dealing with a matter for something: Teachers feel this is a matter for discussion with… …

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  • 13matter — mat|ter1 [ mætər ] noun *** ▸ 1 something being dealt with ▸ 2 problem/bad situation ▸ 3 situation that someone is in ▸ 4 substance ▸ 5 when time is short ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count something that you are discussing, considering, or dealing with:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14small — 1 /smO:l/ adjective 1 SIZE not large in size or amount: He s a small man, only five feet tall. | Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe. | No, not that one the small one with the red handle! | a smaller increase in the inflation… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15small — adjective 1) a small apartment Syn: little, compact, bijou, tiny, miniature, mini; minute, microscopic, minuscule; toy, baby; poky, cramped, boxy; informal teeny, teensy, itsy bitsy, itty bitty …

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  • 16matter of record — see matter Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. matter of record …

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