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share

noun [C or U] (PART)    /ʃeər/ US  /ʃer/
B2 a part of something that has been divided between several people, which belongs to, is owed to, or has to be done by a particular person: The total bill comes to £80, so our share is £20. We must make sure that everyone gets equal shares of the food. The party's share of the vote fell from 39 percent to 24 percent. She's not doing her share of the work. We must all accept some share of the responsibility.Sharing
(Definition of share noun (PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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