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least common denominator

noun, Mathematics.
1.
the smallest number that is a common denominator of a given set of fractions.
Origin of least common denominator
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
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British Dictionary definitions for least common denominator

least common denominator

noun
1.
another name for lowest common denominator
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