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shred

noun [C]
 
 
/ʃred/
a very small piece that has been torn from something: [usually plural] She tore the letter to shreds.Small in number and quantity
not a shred of sth not the smallest amount of something: There is not a shred of evidence to support his story.Something, anything, nothing, and everything
Translations of “shred”
in Arabic قِطْعة صَغيرة…
in Korean 가는 조각…
in Malaysian carikan, cebisan…
in French lambeau…
in Turkish parça, lime, dilim…
in Italian brandello, pezzetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 少量, 極少量,微量…
in Russian клочок…
in Polish strzęp…
in Vietnamese miếng nhỏ…
in Spanish triza, jirón…
in Portuguese tira…
in Thai ชิ้นเล็กชิ้นน้อย…
in German der Fetzen…
in Catalan tira, parrac…
in Japanese 破片, 断片…
in Indonesian carikan, robekan, cabikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 少量, 极少量,微量…
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