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English definition of “the lion's share”

the lion's share

the largest part or most of something: Reputable charities spend the lion's share of donations on aid and a tiny fraction on administration.Masses and large amounts of things
(Definition of the lion's share from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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