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noun [countable] fraction pronunciation in British English /ˈfrækʃ(ə)n/
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singularfraction
pluralfractions
  1. 1
    a small part or amount of something
    fraction of: His investment is now worth only a fraction of its original value.
    a small/tiny fraction: Unions recruit only a small fraction of the workers.
    a fraction of a second/an inch: Joe glanced at her for a fraction of a second before answering.

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