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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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Of course, fewness of rivals could understate competitive pressures if entry beers are low.
Bargaining has always been a problem in microeconomics because of the fewness of buyers and sellers, or because of an indeterminancy of results of negotiations, or because of the discipline's abhorrence of strikes, lockouts, and serious conflict, or because of the consequences of public intervention on market performance.
The fewness of members of the most senior categories or cadres of the sample is understandable and could be attributed to the fact that most of them are no longer seriously engaged in academic researches and studies.