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noun [countable] fragment pronunciation in American English /ˈfræɡmənt/
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  1. 1
    a small piece of a larger object that has broken, often into a lot of pieces
    The vase hit the wall and shattered into fragments.
    fragment of: Police found fragments of glass on his clothing.
    1. a.
      a small part of something that remains when the rest has been lost or destroyed
      architectural fragments from Mayan sites
      fragment of: a fragment of text
  2. 2
    a small part of something larger
    fragment of: Fragments of their conversation drifted up to her.


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