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English definition of “fraction”

fraction

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfrækʃən/
PART a number less than 1, such as 1/2 or 3/4 FractionsNumbers generally
AMOUNT a very small number or amount: a fraction of a secondWords meaning small pieces and amounts
fractionally adverb by a very small amount: Harry is fractionally taller than Ben.Small in number and quantity
(Definition of fraction from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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