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piece

noun [C]
 
 
/piːs/
AMOUNT/PART 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). Words meaning parts of things
ONE A2 one of a particular type of thing
предмет
a useful piece of equipment Objects - general words
SOME 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?Words meaning small pieces and amountsWords meaning parts of things
ART/WRITING, ETC B2 an example of artistic, musical, or written work
произведение, статья
There was an interesting piece on alternative medicine in the paper yesterday.Art and culture
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
British money
→  See also set-piece , be a piece of cake , give sb a piece of your mind , go/fall to pieces
(Definition of piece from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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