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"fractional" in British English

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fractionaladjective

uk   us   /ˈfræk.ʃən.əl/
extremelysmall: The ​fall in the ​value of the ​yen might ​result in a fractional ​increase in ​interestrates of ​perhaps a ​quarter of one ​percent. relating to only a ​part of something: fractional ownership
fractionally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Despite ​substantialpricecuts, ​sales have ​increased only fractionally (= by a very ​smallamount).
(Definition of fractional from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fractional" in Business English

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fractionaladjective

uk   us   /ˈfrækʃənəl/
very ​small: However, the ​stock only suffered a fractional ​loss that day.
[before noun] forming only a ​part of something: Shareholders are ​entitled to a fractional ​vote.
(Definition of fractional from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fractional”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极小的,微小的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極小的,微小的…
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