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English definition of “the best/better part of”

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the best/better part of

C2 most of: I spent the better part of a day cleaning that kitchen!
Translations of “the best/better part of”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大部分,大半…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大部分,大半…
(Definition of the best/better part of from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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