few vs less: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: few or less

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fewadjective

a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number

fewnoun

a small elite group

lessverb

used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs

lessadjective

(comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree

lessadjective

(nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer

lessadjective

(usually preceded by `no') lower in quality

lessverb

comparative of little

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