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noun remainder pronunciation in British English /rɪˈmeɪndə(r)/
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  1. 1

    the remainder

    the part of something that is left after the rest has gone or been finished
    remainder of:

    We must keep our costs down for the remainder of the financial year.

    1. a.
      maths in mathematics, the amount that is left when one number cannot be divided exactly by another
  2. 2
    [countable] business a book that is sold for less than its usual price because not many people have bought it


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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