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remaindernoun

uk   /rɪˈmeɪn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/

remainder noun (PART LEFT)

the remainder [S] the part of something that is left after the other parts have gone, been used, or been taken away: I ate most of it and gave the remainder to the dog. It rained the first day but the remainder of the trip was fine.

remainder noun (MATHEMATICS)

[U] specialized mathematics in mathematics, the amount that is left when one number cannot be exactly divided by another: 9 divided by 4 is 2, remainder 1.

remainderverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈmeɪn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
to sell a book cheaply because it has not sold well and no more copies of it will be produced: His autobiography never sold very well and was soon remaindered.
Translations of “remainder”
in Korean 나머지…
in Arabic باق…
in Portuguese resto, restante…
in Catalan resta…
in Japanese 残り, 余り…
in Italian rimanenza, resto, avanzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剩餘…
in Russian остаток, остальные…
in Turkish artan, geri kalan, bakiye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剩余…
in Polish reszta, pozostałość…
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