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fraction

noun [C] uk   /ˈfræk.ʃən/ us  
C2 a number that results from dividing one whole number by another: ¼ and 0.25 are different ways of representing the same fraction. a small part of something, or a small amount: Although sexual and violent crimes have increased by 13 percent, they remain only a tiny/small fraction of the total number of crimes committed each year. They can produce it at a fraction of the cost of (= much more cheaply than) traditional methods. Could you just move a fraction to the right, then I could get by?
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in Korean 분수…
in Arabic كَسْر…
in French fraction, petite portion…
in Turkish kesir, çok küçük miktar, küçücük bölüm…
in Italian frazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分數, 小部分…
in Russian дробь (в математике), частица, доля…
in Polish ułamek, odrobina…
in Spanish fracción, poquito…
in Portuguese fração…
in German der Bruch, der Bruchteil…
in Catalan fracció…
in Japanese 分数…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分数, 小部分…
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