remnant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"remnant" in British English

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remnantnoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈrem.nənt/
a ​smallpiece or ​amount of something that is ​left from a ​largeroriginalpiece or ​amount: the remnants of last night's ​meal remnants of the city's ​formerglory a ​carpet remnant
(Definition of remnant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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remnantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈrem·nənt/
a ​smallpiece or ​amount of something that is ​left from a ​larger, ​originalpiece or ​amount: a ​carpet remnant
(Definition of remnant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “remnant”
in Spanish resto, retal…
in Vietnamese vật còn thừa…
in Malaysian baki, sisa…
in Thai ส่วนที่เหลือ…
in French restant…
in German der Rest…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残余(部分), 剩余(部分), 零头…
in Turkish artık, kalıntı, bakiye…
in Russian остаток…
in Indonesian sisa-sisa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘餘(部分), 剩餘(部分), 零頭…
in Polish pozostałość, resztka…
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