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There is little difference between the two editions. => means there's almost no difference at all

There is a slight difference between the two editions => means there's a small difference.

The article a plays an important role in this context. Can I say the following as well:

There is slight difference between the two editions. => means there's almost no difference at all

There is a little difference between the two editions => means there's a small difference.

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There is slight difference between the two editions. => means there's almost no difference at all. No, it doesn't have this meaning. You can't use any alternative for 'little' in this sentence.

There is a little difference between the two editions => means there's a small difference. It's ok in theory, but it sounds a bit peculiar. Native speakers would say a small difference, a slight difference, but not really a little difference. But they might say 'The two editions are a little different'. Don't ask me why. Just one of those things.
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Actually I knew it didn't sound right but just wanted to confirm.Thanks Nona!