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

Definition and similar words in English:

  • diminutive   
     
    Very small in size.

Other meanings:

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

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

    Example sentences with "petite", translation memory

    Small entity declarations may be done in section 7 of the petition or in a separate document.
    These committees include, for example, the Petitions Committee and the Defence Committee.
    Options for achieving anadromy include the repatriation of the anadromous run to the Tusket River, promotion of anadromy on the Petite Rivière, or promotion of anadromy elsewhere.
    “Oblatus”, the past participle of the Latin verb offerre (to offer), is the action of something that is offered, and, the oblation of children on behalf of the noble families is accurately described in art. 59 of the Benedictine Rule; these families used to donate a child to the Lord forever by wrapping one of the hands in the altar’s cloth of the monastery where the petition had been laid down.
    whereas petitions represent a tool for assessing the impact of European laws and policies on individuals and alerting the European Parliament as to the ambiguities and misapplications of those laws and policies which have a direct impact on their very goals
    Questions similar to those concerning the role of the judiciary in the democratic order underlie claims that international treaty bodies cannot appropriately examine individual petitions on economic, social and cultural rights
    This policy is reflected in arrangements for parliamentary supervision, the work of the national human rights institutions, and the system for handling citizens' complaints and petitions set up within the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Procurator's Office
    The petitions process (amendment of Title ‧ of the Rules of Procedure
    The Special Rapporteur was also informed that, on ‧ ay ‧ former union leaders were reportedly arrested by plain-clothes members of the security forces and held for ‧ hours for having published a petition protesting against irregularities in the conduct of the most recent UGTT Congress in April
    EPC Foreign Aff.,Secur., Def. EPC Industrie, External Trade EPC Legal Aff.,Internal Market EPC Legal Affairs EPC Legal aff,, Citizens' Rights EPC Petitions EPC Political Committee EPC Regional Policy and Regional Planning EPC Regional pol., Transport EPC Research,Technol., Energy EPC Rules of Proced., Verific.
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