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small-scale

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/ ˈsmɔlˈskeɪl /
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adjective

of limited extent; of small scope: a small-scale enterprise.
being a relatively small map, model, etc., of the original and, hence, showing relatively little detail.

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Origin of small-scale

First recorded in 1850–55
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small-scale

adjective

of limited size or scope
(of a map, model, etc) giving a relatively small representation of something, usually missing out details
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