fractional Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “fractional” in the English Dictionary

"fractional" in British English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of fractional?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More