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English definition of “remain”

remain

verb
 
 
/rɪˈmeɪn/
B2 [I] to continue to exist when everything or everyone else has gone: Only a few hundred of these animals remain today.Things remaining
remain calm/open, etc; remain a secret/mystery/prisoner, etc B1 to continue to be in the same state: Despite the chaos around him, he remained calm. The exact date of the wedding remains a secret.Keeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed
remain at/in/with, etc formal B2 to stay in the same place: She will remain at her mother's until I return.Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of remain from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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