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Definición de “shred” en inglés

shred

noun uk   /ʃred/ us  

shred noun (SMALL AMOUNT)

[S] a very small amount of something: There's still a shred of hope that a peace agreement can be reached. There isn't a shred of evidence to support her accusation.

shred noun (CUT)

[C usually plural] a very small, thin piece that has been torn from something: Cut the radishes into shreds to garnish the plates in shreds very badly torn: My shirt was in shreds when I took it out of the washer. badly damaged: The report has left the prison governor's reputation in shreds.

shred

verb [T] uk   /ʃred/ (-dd-) us  
to cut or tear something roughly into thin strips: Shred the lettuce and arrange it around the edge of the dish. shredded carrot/paper to destroy a document by tearing it into strips, especially in a machine: He ordered his secretary to shred important documents when government inspectors started investigating his business affairs.
(Definition of shred from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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