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vestige

noun [C] uk   /ˈves.tɪdʒ/ formal us  
a small part or amount of something larger, stronger, or more important that still exists from something that existed in the past: These old buildings are the last vestiges of a colonial past. There is now no vestige of hope that the missing children will be found alive.Things remaining
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