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English definition of “residual”

residual

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/rɪˈzɪdjuəl/
remaining after most of something has gone: It's a great project to work on, and will have residual benefits for years to come.
ACCOUNTING used to describe an amount of money that is left after some other payments have been made: The $60,000 to complete the project is to come from residual funds.
(Definition of residual from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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