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English definition of “fragment”

fragment

noun [C]     /ˈfræɡ.mənt/
a small piece or a part, especially when broken from something whole: The road was covered with fragments of glass from the shattered window. Literary scholars are piecing together her last unpublished novel from fragments of a recently discovered manuscript.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
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