fewer

usage note
"Fewer" is used with plural countable nouns, and "less" is used with uncountable nouns.
fewer
adjective
1. (a smaller number of) 
a. menos 
This train makes fewer stops than the 8:15 train.Este tren hace menos paradas que el tren de las 8:15.
pronoun
2. (a smaller number) 
a. menos 
Hundreds of people were exposed to the virus, but fewer than twenty got sick.Cientos de personas estuvieron expuestas al virus, pero menos de veinte se enfermaron.
fewer
adjective
1. (general) 
a. menos 
no fewer than thirtyno menos de treinta
fewer and fewer peoplecada vez menos gente
pronoun
2. (general) 
a. menos mpl, fpl 
there are fewer (of them) than I thoughthay menos de lo que creía
fewer [ˈfjuːəʳ]
adjective
pronoun
(compar) menos
fewer than ten menos de diez; no fewer than ... no menos de ...; they have fewer than I tienen menos que yo; the fewer the better cuantos menos mejor
Phrases with "fewer"
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fewer students than
menos alumnos que
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