Meaning of “remaining” in the English Dictionary

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"remaining" in British English

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remainingadjective [ before noun ]

uk /rɪˈmeɪ.nɪŋ/ us /rɪˈmeɪ.nɪŋ/

B2 continuing to exist or be left after other parts or things have been used or taken away:

Bernstein's remaining lecture will take place on 22 January.
Mix in half the butter and keep the remaining half for later.

More examples

  • The latest violence has smothered any remaining hopes for an early peace agreement.
  • I finally surrendered to temptation, and ate the last remaining chocolate.
  • The remaining inhabitants of this once-prosperous market town have got used to a twilight existence.
  • The prize money will be shared between the remaining contestants.
  • The remaining money will be donated to charity.

(Definition of “remaining” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)