Translation of "piece" - English-Russian dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /piːs/ us

A2 an amount of something, or a part of something

кусок, часть
a piece of paper/wood
She cut the flan into eight pieces.
Some of the pieces seem to be missing.
These shoes are falling to pieces (= breaking into pieces).

A2 one of a particular type of thing

a useful piece of equipment

B1 some of a particular type of thing

употребляется с неисчисляемыми существительными для выражения значения один
a piece of news/information
Can I give you a piece of advice?

B2 an example of artistic, musical, or written work

произведение, статья
There was an interesting piece on alternative medicine in the paper yesterday.
ten-/twenty-, etc pence piece

a coin with a value of ten/twenty, etc pence (= British money)

монета в десять/двадцать и т. д. пенсов

(Translation of “piece” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)