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shred

verb [T]  /ʃred/ (-dd-) us  

shred verb [T] (CUT)

to cut or tear something into small pieces: Shred some lettuce into the salad bowl. He shredded documents to get rid of them.

shred

noun  /ʃred/ us  

shred noun (SMALL AMOUNT)

[C usually sing] a very small amount of something: There isn’t a shred of evidence to support her accusation.

shred noun (SMALL PIECE)

[C usually pl] a very small thin piece that has been cut or torn from something: My silk blouse was ripped to shreds in the washing machine.
Translations of “shred”
in Korean 가는 조각…
in Arabic قِطْعة صَغيرة…
in French lambeau…
in Turkish parça, lime, dilim…
in Italian brandello, pezzetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 少量, 極少量,微量…
in Russian клочок…
in Polish strzęp…
in Spanish triza, jirón…
in Portuguese tira…
in German der Fetzen…
in Catalan tira, parrac…
in Japanese 破片, 断片…
in Chinese (Simplified) 少量, 极少量,微量…
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