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rest

noun
 
 
/rest/
the rest A2 the part of something that remains, or the others that remain: I'm not sure I want to spend the rest of my life with him. She was slightly older than the rest of us. The rest were all found not guilty.Things remaining
A2 [C, U] a period of time when you relax or sleep: Why don't you have a rest? I must get some rest.Sleep and sleepingSpecific periods of time
come to rest to stop moving: The car came to rest at the edge of the road. →  See also put/set sb's mind at rest Staying and remainingWaiting
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