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few
Few.
As it relates to cloud amounts, it means 1 or 2 octas of clouds (i.e., 1/8 or 2/8 of sky is covered with clouds).
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Price: $1, 895 (10-12)/$2, 395 (9 or fewer); Dep: $200.
Norwegian Air, the biggest operator of the 737 Max which serves British passengers, has 2.2m fewer flight seats over the summer season than it projected earlier this year.
This takes us to the difference between fewer and less.
More than half NC counties have fewer jobs than in 2007: January's labor market data show a decline in job growth across many NC counties.
In national transport fewer goods carried, in international more goods carried than in the same period of the previous year
British racing would be much better off if it followed Ireland's lead of fewer courses, bigger fields, greater prize-money and fewer meetings.
The fall is down to fewer UK applicants, driven by a drop in the number of 18-year-olds in the country, according to data published by the admissions service, Ucas.
In particular, required volunteering was associated with 37 percent fewer arrests and 29 percent fewer convictions than non-volunteers between ages 18 and 28.
The IOM report also estimates that raising the smoking age would, by 2100, result in 285,000 fewer pre-term births, 438,000 fewer low birth weight babies, and 4,300 fewer sudden, unexplained deaths in infancy.
There are more or fewer thermonuclear weapons of mass
When it comes to businesses which employ fewer than five people, the change is slightly less pronounced with the proportion of these companies increasing by 4.9% in Tyne and Wear compared with 2.7% nationally.
TalkTalk also revealed that fewer than 1.2 million customer email addresses, names and phone numbers were accessed, along with fewer than 28,000 obscured credit and debit card details, and fewer than 15,000 customer dates of birth."