lowest common denominator

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lowest common denominator noun
lowest common denominator
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Learner's definition of LOWEST COMMON DENOMINATOR
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mathematics : the smallest number that can be divided exactly by all the numbers below the lines in a group of two or more fractions
called also (US) least common denominator
disapproving used to say that the quality of something is poor because it is designed or intended to appeal to the largest possible number of people
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