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English definition of “piece”

piece

noun [C]  /pis/ us  

piece noun [C] (PART)

a part of something: a piece of cake/chicken/pizza The vase lay on the floor in pieces (= broken into small parts). She was so mad that she ripped the letter to pieces (= into small parts).

piece noun [C] (ITEM)

a single item that is one of other similar items: a piece of furniture/equipment/luggage/paper I have an important piece of information for you. A piece can be something created by an artist, writer, or musician: He’s written a new piece of music.
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