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"vestige" in British English

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vestigenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈves.tɪdʒ/ formal
a ​smallpart or ​amount of something ​larger, ​stronger, or more ​important that still ​exists from something that ​existed in the past: These ​oldbuildings are the last vestiges of a ​colonial past. There is now no vestige ofhope that the ​missingchildren will be ​foundalive.
(Definition of vestige from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vestige" in American English

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vestigenoun [C]

 us   /ˈves·tɪdʒ/
a ​smallpartleft from something ​larger and more ​important, esp. one that is no ​longer used: Vestiges of ​ancientsettlements can be ​seen in the ​caves.
(Definition of vestige from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vestige”
in Spanish vestigio, rastro…
in Vietnamese vết tích, một tí…
in Malaysian sisa, sekelumit…
in Thai ซาก, ร่องรอย…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残余, 遗迹…
in Turkish iz, eser, kırıntı…
in Russian остаток…
in Indonesian sisa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘餘, 遺跡…
in Polish ślad…
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