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remaining

adjective [before noun] uk   /rɪˈmeɪ.nɪŋ/ us  
B2 continuing to exist or be left after other parts or things have been used or taken away: Bernstein's remaining lecture will take place on 22 January. Mix in half the butter and keep the remaining 50 g for later.
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in Korean 남아 있는…
in Arabic مُتَبَقّي…
in Portuguese restante…
in Catalan restant…
in Japanese 残りの…
in Italian rimanente, rimasto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 留下的, 剩餘的, 其餘的…
in Russian оставшийся…
in Turkish kalan, hâlâ var olan, geride kalan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 留下的, 剩余的, 其余的…
in Polish pozostały…
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