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noun [countable] [usually plural]     cinder pronunciation in British English
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  1. a small piece of something that has been burnt almost completely
    burnt to a cinder (=burnt very badly):

    The roast was burnt to a cinder.

    1. a.


      [plural] the burnt pieces left after a fire has stopped burning

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