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remainder

noun
 
 
/rɪˈmeɪndər/
the remainder (of) the part of something that is not included in a total or amount, or that is left after the rest has gone: Venezuela is able to sell three-quarters of its OPEC quota as refined products, with the heavy crude oil making up most of the remainder.the remainder of sth The remainder of its business, plastic packaging, makes up 20% of group sales. Inflation could remain at 3% or above for the remainder of the year.
[C] COMMERCE a book, CD, or DVD that is sold at a reduced price, often because it has not sold as well as expected: All our remainders have been discounted by more than 50%.
Translations of “remainder”
in Korean 나머지…
in Arabic باق…
in Portuguese resto, restante…
in Catalan resta…
in Japanese 残り, 余り…
in Italian rimanenza, resto, avanzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剩餘…
in Russian остаток, остальные…
in Turkish artan, geri kalan, bakiye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剩余…
in Polish reszta, pozostałość…
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