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English definition of “remnant”

remnant

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈrem.nənt/ us  
a small piece or amount of something that is left from a larger original piece or amount: the remnants of last night's meal remnants of the city's former glory a carpet remnantThings remaining
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