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least common denominator
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noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the smallest number that is a common denominator of a given set of fractions.
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Also called
lowest common denominator
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Origin of
least common denominator
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1870-1875
First recorded in
1870-75
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for
least common denominator
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least common denominator
noun
1.
another name for
lowest common denominator
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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