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"fragmented" in British English

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fragmentedadjective

uk   /fræɡˈmen.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
consisting of several ​separateparts: In this ​increasingly fragmented ​society, a ​sense of ​community is a thing of the past. The Democratic Party has only ​held onto ​power because the ​Republican Party is so fragmented.
fragmentation
noun [U] uk   us  
the fragmentation of the country's ​bankingsystem
(Definition of fragmented from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fragmented" in American English

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fragmentedadjective

 us   /ˈfræɡˌmen·tɪd/
separated into or consisting of several ​parts: a fragmented ​narrative a ​country fragmented by ​socialstrife
(Definition of fragmented from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fragmented" in Business English

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fragmentedadjective

uk   /fræɡˈmentɪd/  us   /-ṱɪd/
used to describe an ​industry or ​businessactivity that has many ​companies with no one ​company being much more important than the others: a fragmented industry/market/sector Brown is ​currentlybuyingsmallerinsuranceagencies, helping to ​consolidate the ​highly fragmented ​industry.
(Definition of fragmented from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fragmented”
in Chinese (Simplified) 支离破碎的,分裂的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支離破碎的,分裂的…
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