# minus

From Wiktionary, the free dictionary

From Wiktionary, the free dictionary

Preposition |

- You use
**minus**to show that is taken away from .*Five***minus**three is two.*The TV is $299***minus**a 10% discount.*The margin of error is plus or***minus**one per cent.

- (
*mathematics*) A**minus**sign, negative sign, or**minus**is the symbol "－". It is used in more than one situation:- before a number, to indicate that it is a negative number.
- in a math problem
*to indicate subtraction.*

- A
**minus**is a problem or some negative aspect.*He's nice, but the way he dresses is a real***minus**.

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