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  1. fewpronoun


  2. fewpronoun

    The pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain

    Many are called, but few are chosen.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. few

    scant, rare, lacking

    many, abundant, numerous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fewadjective

    a small elite group

    "it was designed for the discriminating few"

    many another(a), numerous, umpteen, umteen, legion(p), many, some(a), many an(a), many a(a), galore(ip)

  2. fewadjective

    a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number

    "a few weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops in battle"

    many an(a), numerous, many a(a), umteen, some(a), legion(p), galore(ip), umpteen, many, many another(a)

Editors Contribution

  1. paucaladjective

    a grammatical number occurring in some languages for words in contexts where a few of their referents are described or referred to

    some languages also have a dual, trial and paucal number

    Submitted by guillermoallen on October 2, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fewadjective

    not many, small in number, hardly any, scarcely any

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  1. Joe Kaeser:

    If it comes to the last month, we have certainly seen a much better development than we would have expected a few months ago, china has been extremely strong, coming out strong from the first wave of (the) COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Difficult days are ahead for our nation, we're going to have a couple of weeks, starting pretty much now, but especially a few days from now, that are going to be horrific.

  3. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation):

    Unfortunate is he who cannot gain a few sincere friends during his life and more unfortunate is the one who has gained them and then lost them (through his deeds).

  4. Mark Pitcavage:

    The issue of extremists -- both white supremacists and anti-government extremists like the militia movement -- in the military is certainly a real problem and a perennial one. For that reason, it needs to be addressed, because the past few decades have illustrated that it will not go away on its own, we should be realistic about the extent of the problem, of course. We are talking about a small number of extremists here -- but as they can in general society, extremists in the military can cause harm disproportionate to their numbers.

  5. Bethy Hardeman:

    If you have a goal to buy a home together in a few years, then better credit scores will benefit both of you: You will see lower interest rates, more affordable monthly payments, and maybe even be able to buy a better house.

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