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"residual" in British English

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uk   /rɪˈzɪdʒ.u.əl/ us   /rɪˈzɪdʒ.ju.əl/
(Definition of residual from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"residual" in American English

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residualadjective [not gradable]

us   /rɪˈzɪdʒ·u·əl/
resulting or left from something that was previously present: Residual oil has to be cleaned up.
(Definition of residual from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"residual" in Business English

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residualadjective [before noun]

uk   /rɪˈzɪdjuəl/ us  
remaining after most of something has gone: It's a great project to work on, and will have residual benefits for years to come.
ACCOUNTING used to describe an amount of money that is left after some other payments have been made: The $60,000 to complete the project is to come from residual funds.
(Definition of residual from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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