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fractional

adjective uk   us   /ˈfræk.ʃən.əl/
extremely small: The fall in the value of the yen might result in a fractional increase in interest rates of perhaps a quarter of one percent. relating to only a part of something: fractional ownership
fractionally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Despite substantial price cuts, sales have increased only fractionally (= by a very small amount).
Translations of “fractional”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極小的,微小的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极小的,微小的…
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