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English definition of “fragmented”

fragmented

adjective     /fræɡˈmen.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
consisting of several separate parts: In this increasingly fragmented society, a sense of community is a thing of the past. The president has only held onto power because the opposition is so fragmented.Tearing and breaking into pieces fragmentation     noun [U] the fragmentation of the country's banking systemBusinesses and enterprises
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