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remainverb

 us   /rɪˈmeɪn/
to stay in the same place or in the same condition: [I] The doctor said he should remain in bed for a few days. [L] She remained silent.
If something remains, it continues to exist when other parts or things no longer do: [I] Only the foundation of the ancient temple remains.
remaining
adjective [not gradable]  us   /rɪˈmeɪ·nɪŋ/
Use half the dough and keep the remaining half covered.
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"remain" in British English

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remainverb

uk   /rɪˈmeɪn/  us   /rɪˈmeɪn/
B1 [I or L] formal to stay in the same place or in the same condition: The doctor ordered him to remain in bed for a few days. Most commentators expect the basic rate of tax to remain at 25 percent. [+ to infinitive] A great many things remain to be done (= have not yet been done). He remained silent. It remains a secret. The bank will remain open while renovations are carried out.
B2 [I] to continue to exist when other parts or other things no longer exist: After the flood, nothing remained of the village. Only a few hundred of these animals remain today.

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