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leftover

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈleftˌəʊ.vər/ us    /ˈlefˌt̬oʊ.vɚ/
A leftover part of something is the part that has not been used or eaten when the other parts have been: some leftover curry from last night's mealStaying and remainingWaiting

leftover

noun uk   /ˈleftˌəʊ.vər/ us    /ˈlefˌt̬oʊ.vɚ/
leftovers [plural] food remaining after a meal: This recipe can serve four easily, and the leftovers are just as good eaten cold.Things remaining
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