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"residual" in British English

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uk   /rɪˈzɪd.ju.əl/  us   /-ˈzɪdʒ-/
(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 ​previouslypresent: 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   us   /rɪˈzɪdjuəl/
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)
Translations of “residual”
in Chinese (Simplified) 剩余的, 残留的, 残余的…
in Turkish tortulaşmış, kalan, artan…
in Russian оставшийся, остаточный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剩餘的, 殘留的, 殘餘的…
in Polish szczątkowy, pozostały…
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