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min·i·a·ture

miniature

 
 
pronunciation:
mI ni chr
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a very small copy or model of something.
He bought a miniature of his favorite car.
synonyms:
model
similar words:
copy, ditto, dummy, imitation, likeness, pattern, representation, reproduction
definition 2: something that is smaller than other members of the same class.
That poodle is a miniature.
antonyms:
giant
similar words:
dwarf, runt, shrimp, squirt
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: on a very small scale.
She has a miniature tea set.
antonyms:
giant
similar words:
diminutive, little, minute, reduced, small, tiny, toy, wee
Word Parts  About this feature
The word miniature contains the following parts:
min Latin root that means small; make smaller
synonyms:
micro-
antonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-
 
-ure Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or process of
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The suffix -ure attaches to Latin verb roots and English verbs.