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  • n. A miniature version


mini- +‎ version (Wiktionary)


  • A miniversion of the QE2-unwind scenario played out on Tuesday.

    'QE2': How to Play the Fed's Next Big Move

  • Absent single-payer, a robust public option is absolutely essential because it would be a "miniversion of single-payer, a modest, government-run insurance plan that would serve as a test model for the real thing."

    Dr. Andrew Weil: A Dose of Clarity

  • A miniversion of Arkut with a major attitude problem.

    Gold of Kings

  • While Shanghai between the wars was a miniversion of Europe, the rest of the country in the 1920s and 1930s was dominated by warlords who broke alliances as impulsively as they made them and put down arms less often than they took them up.


  • (That's my phrase for half-pint programs that crown themselves emperor by insisting pridefully that they launch when Windows launches, or by sticking a miniversion of themselves in memory at all times.)

    Rage, Report, Reboot

  • They were in a miniversion of the Pan, following a spiral corridor divided by greenish, ceramic fiber bulkheads.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • Once a rundown area dominated by derelict warehouses and manufacturing sites, East London has emerged as a miniversion of Silicon Valley, attracting hundreds of technology and new media start-ups.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The co-owner of the popular Sacramento sandwich-shop chain La Bou hit on the idea of offering a miniversion of Lemon Grass, a contemporary Asian restaurant, inside his Howe Avenue restaurant.

    Hispanic Business Magazine

  • The miniversion of this is California, which, as others have noted, is becoming America's biggest "failed state." - News

  • The miniversion of this is California, which is becoming America's biggest "failed state."

    News & Record Article Feed


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