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shred

noun [S] (SMALL AMOUNT)    /ʃred/
a very small amount of something: There's still a shred of hope that a peace agreement can be reached. There isn't a shred of evidence to support her accusation.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
(Definition of shred noun (SMALL AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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