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minimum

noun bit, dash, drop, fragment, iota, jot, least amount, least part, least quantity, lowest quantity, minim, modicum, morsel, mote, pars minima, particle, piece, quorum, scantling, scintilla, shade, sliver, small amount, small quantity, sprinkling, sufficiency, sufficient amount, tincture, tinge, tittle, touch, trace, whit
Associated concepts: minimum age, minimum charge, minnmum fee schedule, minimum price, minimum wage
See also: minimal, minor, modicum, nominal, paucity
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Lot6: total minimum quantity = 90 870 pcs / year - total maximum amount = 196 026 pcs / year with a minimum weight of 100 grams / pc;
Six states adjust minimum wages according to cost-of-living expenses.
Last month, the Illinois Senate approved increasing the state's minimum wage from $6.
In this case, the demand that the federal (or state) government should require an increase in the mandatory minimum wage is being pushed largely by organized labor and its left-wing allies.
In some parts of the country, businesses are already paying more than the minimum wage because that's what the local markets demand.
For example, NTSP regularly informed payers that its physicians had established minimum fees for payer contracts, identified the fee minimums, and stated that NTSP would not enter into or forward any of its physician's payer offers that were below the minimums.
Citigroup, for example, will institute a new minimum payment calculation for its Citi Card cardholders to ensure that consumers pay all finance charges and late fees incurred the previous month on top of 1% of the total balance on the card.
Thus, for example, for minimum tax purposes it was intended that section 1211 (limiting capital losses) be computed using minimum tax basis, that section 263A (requiring the capitalization of certain depreciation deductions to inventory) apply with regard to minimum tax depreciation deductions, and that section 265 (relating to expenses of earning tax-exempt income) apply with regard only to items excludable from alternative minimum taxable income.
A comprehensive analysis of the 1996 federal hike in the minimum wage estimates that prices rose on a broad range of commodities to fund this increase and that families of all income groups purchase these goods.
An adequate minimum wage will not by itself solve all these problems.
An estimated 160,000 Ontarians earn the minimum wage.
Its additional minimum liability is thus $1,500--the amount by which the ABO exceeds the sum of the assets and the unfunded accrued pension cost.

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