du moins

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  • IPA(key): /dy mwɛ̃/
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du moins

  1. at least
    Du moins, je pense que c’est comme ça.At least, I think it's like that.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The locutions au moins and du moins both translate into English as "at least," but they are used differently:
    • au moins describes a minimum amount or quantity;
    • du moins introduces a limiting restriction on the scope of the sentence.