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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 few /ˈfju/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Few a. [Compar. Fewer superl. Fewest.]  Not many; small, limited, or confined in number; -- indicating a small portion of units or individuals constituting a whole; often, by ellipsis of a noun, a few people. “Are not my days few?”
    Few know and fewer care.   --Proverb.
 Note:Few is often used partitively; as, few of them.
 A few, a small number.
 In few, in a few words; briefly.
 -- No few, not few; more than a few; many.
 -- The few, the minority; -- opposed to the many or the majority.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often
            preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number; "a few
            weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an
            invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few
            roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops
            in battle" [ant: many]
      n 1: an indefinite but relatively small number; "they bought a
           case of beer and drank a few"
      2: a small elite group; "it was designed for the discriminating