pronunciation: IPA: pəˈtiːt /pəˈtiːt/ , SAMPA: /p@"ti:t/ p@"ti:t
part of speech: adjv

Definition and similar words in English:

 
Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build.
 
Of women's clothing: of small size.
 
Small, little; insignificant; petty
  • tiny   
     
    Very small in size.
  • lilliputian   
     
    Very small in size.
  • diminutive   
     
    Very small in size.
  • midget   
     
    Very small in size.
  • bantam   
     
    Very small in size.
  • flyspeck   
     
    Very small in size.
  • Thesaurus

    Synonyms:
    • diminutive
    • flyspeck
    • lilliputian
    • midget
    • little
    • size
    • bantam
    • small
    • tiny

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    Example sentences with "petite", translation memory

    urther, the author is precluded from lodging an action founded on tort against the State party until the criminal judge rules on the petition against the security services of the Wilaya of Constantine: the Criminal Procedure Code states that civil actions are stayed until a decision is reached in the public action
    Procedure The procedure for petitions is laid down in Rules 174 to 176 of Parliament’s Rules of Procedure, which confer responsibility on a parliamentary committee, at present the Committee on Petitions. a.
    2007 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Chapter 2 — Environmental Petitions—Retrospective and Annual Report, paragraph 2.37.
    An employee's petition to a labor court in connection with infringement by the employer of the principle of gender equality may not serve as a basis for termination of employment ( ‧ e of the LC
    The electoral officer receiving a petition under section 188 shall determine whether the circumstances justify an extension and shall provide the candidate making the request written notice of the decision, and where applicable, the extension period. 4.
    The hotel Citôtel Le Petit Billot is ideally located in the historical town centre of Vitré. Vitré, gateway to Brittany, is a treasure of medieval architecture.
    The ‧ arcoussistes have petitioned President Gbagbo and expressed reservations over the passage of some of the laws which, in their view, did not conform to the letter and spirit of the Linas-Marcoussis Agreement
    We found that departments are taking action as a result of petitions.
    During the study day, the results of a government inquiry which had been carried out in nine cities were presented ‧ petites bonnes under the age of ‧ their parents and their employers were questioned for this study
    An important recent development is the reform of the Canadian Human Rights Act, whose section ‧ exempts any actions taken by band councils and the Federal Government under the Indian Act from the application of the Act and from the system of petitions included in the Act
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