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Significado de “piece” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "piece" - Diccionario Inglés

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piecenoun [C]

uk   us   /piːs/
  • piece noun [C] (PART)

A2 a ​part of something: a piece ofclothtorn from her ​coat He ​cut the ​cake into six pieces. This ​jigsawpuzzle has two pieces ​missing. The ​vaselay on the ​floor in pieces (= ​broken into ​smallparts). She ​tried to break/​tear a ​small piece off the ​edge. The ​building was taken ​apart and ​reassembled piece by piece (= one ​part after another).in one piece as a ​single thing and not ​divided into ​smaller pieces: We ​want to ​sell the ​business in one piece.come/fall to pieces to ​breakapart into ​smallerparts: The ​glass must have been ​cracked - it just ​fell to pieces in my ​hand. His ​clothes were ​dirty and ​falling to pieces.

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  • piece noun [C] (THING)

A2 a ​singleobject of a ​particulartype: a piece offurniture/​clothing/​equipment a piece of ​paper (= a ​wholesheet) a piece ofchina (= an ​object made of ​china) a piece ofinformation/​adviceB2 something that has been ​created by an ​artist, ​musician, or ​writer: an ​orchestral/​piano/​instrumental piece a ​skilful piece ofwork/​research Did you ​read that piece (= ​article) in the ​newspaper? a ​single thing that ​formspart of a set: a ​chess piece a ​coin with a ​statedvalue: Could you ​swap me two ​quarters for a 50 ​cent piece?

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  • piece noun [C] (GUN)

old-fashioned a ​gun: an ​artillery pieceUS slang He was ​carrying a piece when he was ​arrested.

-piecesuffix

uk   us   /-piːs/
(Definition of piece from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "piece" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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piecenoun [C]

 us   /pis/
  • piece noun [C] (PART)

a ​part of something: a piece of ​cake/​chicken/​pizza The ​vaselay on the ​floor in pieces (= ​broken into ​smallparts). She was so ​mad that she ​ripped the ​letter to pieces (= into ​smallparts).
  • piece noun [C] (ITEM)

a ​singleitem that is one of other ​similaritems: a piece of ​furniture/​equipment/​luggage/​paper I have an ​important piece of ​information for you. A piece can be something ​created by an ​artist, ​writer, or ​musician: He’s written a new piece of ​music.
(Definition of piece from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "piece" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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piecenoun [C]

uk   us   /piːs/
a ​single thing of a particular ​type, especially one of many: a piece of sth A ​faulty piece of ​software caused the bank's ​onlinefacility to ​shut down for three ​hours. He ​produced an excellent piece of ​work. a piece of ​data/​evidence/​information
a ​coin that has a ​value below 100 ​pence, ​cents, etc.: a fifty-pence/fifty-cent piece
pay/buy/sell by the piece COMMERCE to ​pay for, ​buy, or ​sell something in ​singleunits rather than in ​groups: The stitchers are ​paid a ​salary rather than by the piece. In those days ​storessold candy by the piece for a ​penny.
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(Definition of piece from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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