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Significado de “fraction” - Diccionario Inglés

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fractionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfræk.ʃən/  us   /ˈfræk.ʃən/
C2 a ​number that ​results from ​dividing one ​wholenumber by another: ¼ and 0.25 are different ​ways of ​representing the same fraction.
a ​smallpart of something, or a ​smallamount: Although ​sexual and ​violent crimes have ​increased by 13 ​percent, they ​remain only a ​tiny/​small fraction of the ​totalnumber of crimes ​committed each ​year. They can ​produce it at a fraction of the ​cost of (= much more ​cheaply than)traditionalmethods. Could you just ​move a fraction to the ​right, so I can get by?

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Significado de "fraction" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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fractionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfræk·ʃən/
mathematics a ​number that ​results from ​dividing one ​wholenumber (= a ​number with no ​part of a ​number after it) by another: 1/4 and 0.25 are different ​ways of ​representing the same fraction.
A fraction is also a very ​smallpart or ​amount of something: Counterfeits are ​sold at a fraction of the ​cost of the ​genuinearticles. Juries often ​hear only a fraction of the ​story.
fractional
adjective mathematics
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fractionnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈfrækʃən/
a ​smallpart or ​amount of something: The company's ​computers only ​represent a fraction of the ​market.
(Definition of fraction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“fraction” in American English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
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April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

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a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like

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bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
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in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

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