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fragmented

adjective uk   /fræɡˈmen.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
consisting of several separate parts: In this increasingly fragmented society, a sense of community is a thing of the past. The president has only held onto power because the opposition is so fragmented.
fragmentation
noun [U] uk   us  
the fragmentation of the country's banking system
Translations of “fragmented”
in Chinese (Traditional) 支離破碎的,分裂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支离破碎的,分裂的…
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